Why Hollywood Isn’t So Quick to Boycott Georgia Despite That New Restrictive Voting Law

Several major production hubs in the Peach State are located in counties where Black voters turned out for Joe Biden during the 2020 election

After Georgia lawmakers signed restrictive new voting measures into law last week, Hollywood filmmakers and actors have been weighing whether to continue shooting projects there or boycott the state that is home to dozens of entertainment productions.

For filmmakers based in the state like Tyler Perry, it’s important for those in Hollywood to have some perspective.

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Jeremy Fuster

Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com