"Need for Speed" Filming Continues in Georgia

7:09 AM, May 16, 2013   |    comments
'Need for Speed' stars Aaron Paul and Michael Keaton. Photo of actor Aaron Paul (L) by Larry Busacca/Getty Images. Photo of actor Michael Keaton (R) by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
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Filming of a movie in the northwest Georgia city of Rome will involve a low-flying helicopter, several road closures and detours and a funeral scene in a local cemetery.

The Rome News-Tribune reports that filming of the Dreamworks motion picture "Need for Speed" is set to begin Thursday and continue through Sunday.

The Greater Rome Convention and Visitor's Bureau said the film stars Dominic Cooper, Aaron Paul, Michael Keaton and Imogen Poots in a story about a cross-country race framed by a massive bounty.

Filming will take place on the Rome bypass, Cave Spring Road and at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, where a funeral scene is to be shot on Thursday.

In late April, the movie production crews filmed a great number of action scenes in Macon.






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