ACTION! New Connecticut Movie Studio To Open Summer 2014
We already have a whole bunch of celebrities living here in Connecticut. It only makes sense to build a movie studio for them to all film all their movies.
The new Connecticut Studios movie complex was announced way back in 2008. Since then it there has been multiple delays, but now the process is starting to gain momentum and construction is expected to begin as soon as this fall and be open for film making by summer 2014.
Over the next few months there are still a few more approvals that are needed. Once those all go through, construction will begin in October and take around nine months to complete the project. It will be located in South Windsor, CT and is expected to cost around $100 million.
Once the studio opens in 2014, they will determine how high the demand is for movie making is and then begin phase 2 of the project. Which will take anywhere from 2-5 years. Phase 2 will be two more buildings for movie studios and a television studio.
Obviously once this studio is complete there will be many many more big time movies being filmed here in Connecticut. This will be great for jobs and the economy here in the state.
Even before this movie studio project we’ve had our fair share of movies that have been filmed here over the years already.
Here are some of the biggest:
THE STEPFORD WIVES
THE ICE STORM
What will be next?! I guess we will find out next summer.
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