Directed by David Frankel based on a script by Brad Copeland, the comedy-drama movie ‘Jerry and Marge Go Large’ configures the quintessential American dream refreshingly. The story follows the titular couple, whose tale of rags-to-riches involves mathematical calculations and some luck. Jerry has a near retirement in mind and is looking for a viable investment opportunity.
Marge and Jerry take care to not make too much. They take a different path and use the money to rebuild their community. The movie has a refreshingly warm and tempered outlook that will win over the hearts of everyone. Part-true crime, part old-age romance, the film’s euphoric, upbeat atmosphere is enhanced by its small-town setting. You may be curious about where the movie was shot. Let us take you there if you are interested.
Jerry and Marge Film Large Locations
‘Jerry and Marge Go Large’ was filmed in and around Georgia, especially in Atlanta. Principal photography began at the beginning of July 2021, and continued until the end August. Maryse Alberti, the cinematographer of ‘The Wrestler’ and ‘Creed,’ came on board as the director of photography. At the same time, Russell Barnes, the production designer of ‘Captain Fantastic‘ and ‘The Darkest Minds,’ joined the team as the production designer.
Georgia’s southern state is a great place to film, with its diverse terrains and state of the art production facilities. Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act also provides a tax credit for 20 percent of qualified production expenditures. Georgia is a top location for producers and film makers. Let us now go over the locations where the movie is shot.
DeKalb County Georgia
Crew and cast set up a shoot at DeKalb County in north-central Georgia. In the county, filming went underway in the Stone Mountain Park, a scenic loop in the heritage Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad, which is amongst the state’s most visited attractions. You will find this iconic park in Stone Mountain, with its huge rock relief. The park was once owned by the Venable Brothers, who used the area to mine granite for international use. Now, the state government has opened the park’s gates to the public.
Henry County, Georgia
On their trip across the state, they stopped in the DeKalb County’s north-central Henry County. Filming was done in Stockbridge, a part of the Atlanta metropolitan region. W.D. was used to film a few key sequences. Miller’s Store. The iconic country general store is located in Stockbridge at 3099 GA155 N. It appears that the location was used as a lottery shop during the production of the film.
Walton County Georgia
Multiple sources report that filming was done in and around Walton County. This is another county located in the north central section of Georgia. The unit visited Social Circle 45 miles east of Atlanta, a small, rural community. In the early days of the Georgia Railroad’s establishment, the community was placed on the map. According to the legend, the name was derived when a traveler remarked that the people living here were a “social circle” enamored by their hospitality.
Additional filming took place in and around Atlanta, Georgia’s capital city. Atlanta, a sprawling metropolitan area that is home to people from many different ethnicities and races, has a diverse mix of cultures. They shot scenes in the city and interior sequences at local properties. Landmark places in Atlanta include Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola, the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, and the Georgia Aquarium.
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