Hollywood South News with Jabari: Disney’s secret project coming to Louisiana


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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Here's a look at what's happening in Hollywood South:

Stand-Up NOLA comedy show

Saturday, December 17th live from the Joy Theater in New Orleans, you can check out another edition of Stand-Up NOLA presents a night of film, live comedy, and live music.  The event will be hosted by Matt Owens and will have a line-up of local comedians.

After a sold out world premiere of The Rock N' Roll mockumentary Pecan Pinwheelie: The Pensacola Prophet at the New Orleans Film Festival, the film will have an encore screening at after the comedy shows.

Doors will open at 7pm and show will begin at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and you can purchase them by calling (504) 208-1180, or visit thejoytheater.com.

A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the New Orleans Children's Hospital.

Walt Disney brings a secret project to Louisiana

Walt Disney has filed paperwork with the film office in Louisiana! While they have the state listed, the city that they'll shoot in is uncertain.

The production is super discrete at the moment and is going by the name Shadows: Season 1. The reports say the production has a 42 million dollar budget over the course of the 88-day shoot in Louisiana.

Preacher: Season 2

While Disney isn't releasing information on the exact city to shoot in, Preacher: Season 2 will be definitely shooting in New Orleans. The production is to shoot sometime at the end of January. Preacher airs on Sundays on the AMC Network.


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