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Northeast Ohio tapped as shooting-site for new Adam Driver film

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In keeping with studies, ‘Marriage Story’ director Noah Baumbach will direct Driver and Greta Gerwig within the film.

HIRAM, Ohio — Well-known faces are headed to the Cleveland-Akron space.

3News has completely realized that Northeast Ohio would be the website of an upcoming Netflix movie starring Adam Driver (“Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens”) and Greta Gerwig (“Woman Chook”) and directed by Noah Baumbach (“Marriage Story,” which additionally starred Driver). The mission is an adaptation of the e book “White Noise” by Don DeLillo, based on IndieWire. 

A spokesperson for the Better Cleveland Movie Fee confirmed to 3News that Netflix was accepted for tax credit valued at roughly $23.eight million for manufacturing in Cleveland this summer time, however wouldn’t affirm the identify of the movie or any further particulars. In keeping with Hiram Mayor Lou Bertrand, town was just lately contacted by Netflix location scouts with regard to an upcoming mission for the streaming platform. 

“The plot of the film was that there was an explosion [and’ there was a scene where people were escaping whatever the disaster was in that small village,’ Bertrand said, and that matches the plot for “White Noise” that will be featured on Netflix. Driver would play a liberal arts college professor who with his wife, played by Gerwig, faces a crisis when a chemical cloud descending on the area.

This will be the first movie filmed in Northeast Ohio since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with past projects including “Avengers” and “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Although they could not discuss details, the film commission hoped the project will lead to a bright future for the local film industry.

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“2020 took a big hit on the film industry, so we’re hoping that with a lot more safety precautions in place, that it could be a busier 2021,” Mike Wendt of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission said.

Bertrand is also optimistic about what this could mean for his community.

“It would be a great addition to our community economically, yes, and a big part of out history,” he said.

Other potential filming locatons could include the I-X Center on Cleveland’s west side.

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