Avenger and New Orleans native actor Anthony Mackie is constructing a movie and tv studio on 20 acres of land within the southern metropolis.
Nola.com reports that Mackie purchased the land close to the Little Woods neighborhood which is near the I-10 service highway. Present New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell expressed her pleasure on the enterprise through Twitter.
The New Orleans East is making a comeback, bam??
New Orleans personal Anthony Mackie is opening a HUGE 20-acre movie studio!
That is INCREDIBLE !!?⚜️
The inflow of productions won’t solely carry financial development however job alternatives! pic.twitter.com/h0hlswdh1g
— Mayor LaToya Cantrell (@mayorcantrell) March 18, 2022
In response to 4WWL, investing in a studio stems from the actor’s ardour for producing. He does have a number of producing credit beneath his belt together with The Banker and Exterior The Wire.
Mackie’s studio will assist the state of Louisiana domesticate a movie and tv business with alternatives for mental property acquisitions, growth, manufacturing, and advertising and marketing, The Instances-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate states.
Metropolis Councilman Oliver Thomas expressed how this studio will assist town. “Years in the past, we talked about us being Hollywood South. I believe perhaps we’re lastly able to make it occur and for New Orleans East to be the muse for that to occur,” mentioned Thomas. “To have Captain America and his model and his star energy I believe it helps to help all the opposite investments.”