War movie staring Joe Jonas set to film on Tybee Beach

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SENATORS – SUGGESTING THEY SHOULD FOCUS ON ENDING THE “WITCH HUNT”. NEW TONIGHT – THE FILM INDUSTRY IS BACK UP AND RUNNING IN SAVANNAH. OUR EMMA HAMILTON HAS MORE ON HOW IT’S BEING DONE SAFELY. EH ON CAM- OVER THE COURSE OF THIS WEEK … YOU’LL NOTICE THAT STREETS AND RAMPS NEAR RIVER STREET WILL BE BLOCKED OFF … WHICH WAS NORMAL FOR SAVANNAH BEFORE THE PANDEMIC. BUT WITH THE CORONAVIRUS STILL SPREADING LIKE WILD FIRE … HAVING CREWS TOGETHER IN THE STREETS … RAISES SOME SAFETY CONCERNS. VJ: AS LONG AS THEY ARE ABLE TO SHOW US THAT THEY CAN DO IT SAFELY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR GUIDELINES, THEN WE SUPPORT IT. MAYOR VAN JOHNSON SAYS THE CREW CURRENTLY IN TOWN FROM BLACK LABEL MEDIA COMPANY HAS BEEN TESTING PEOPLE FOR THE VIRUS NON-STOP AND PRACTICING SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING. IN A STATEMENT … THE COMPANY SAID IN PART … PRODUCERS WILL NOW SPEND MILLIONS ON PROTOCOLS TO ENSURE THE 12- WEEK SHOOT CAN GO AHEAD EVEN IN THE EYE OF THE COVID STORM. THEY’RE EXPECTING TO CARRY OUT MORE THAN 10,000 COVID TESTS AND WILL ACT AS INSURERS IF THE MOVIE ENCOUNTERS COVID-RELATED DELAYS. AS LONG AS IT CAN BE DONE SAFELY … MAYOR JOHNSON SAYS THIS IS A GOOD SIGN FOR THE CITY OF SAVANNAH. VJ: “OBVIOUSLY, IF FILMING IS PICKING UP, THAT HELPS OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES. IF IT’S HELPING OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES, IT’S HELPING OUR LOCAL ECONOMY.” REPORTING IN SAVANNAH … EH WJCL 22 NEWS. LETS TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THOSE ROAD CLOSURES NOW. TOMORROW THROUGH FRIDAY .. PARTS OF RIVER AND BAY STREETS WILL BE CLOSED … PLUS THE DRAYTON AND ABERCORN RAMPS TO RIVER STREET. SATURD

War movie staring Joe Jonas set to film on Tybee Beach

One third of the Jonas Brothers makes up the cast for the Korean War film ‘Devotion,’ which will continue its filming in the area with a day on Tybee beach.

Above file video: Filming returns to downtown SavannahDon’t be surprised if you see movie crews on Tybee Island in the coming weeks.’Devotion,’ a Korean War tale that has already shot scenes throughout Chatham County, is scheduled to film on Tybee beach in early April.One third of the Jonas Brothers, Joe Jonas, is among the cast.According to Film Savannah, the beach filming will take place Wednesday, April 7 on the beach near 3rd Street. However, a set is being built weeks in advance of the shoot and 3rd Street will have to be closed for about 20 days. No driveways or private entrances will be blocked.On April 7, the beach area between 2nd and 5th streets will have limited access.

Above file video: Filming returns to downtown Savannah

Don’t be surprised if you see movie crews on Tybee Island in the coming weeks.

‘Devotion,’ a Korean War tale that has already shot scenes throughout Chatham County, is scheduled to film on Tybee beach in early April.

One third of the Jonas Brothers, Joe Jonas, is among the cast.

According to Film Savannah, the beach filming will take place Wednesday, April 7 on the beach near 3rd Street. However, a set is being built weeks in advance of the shoot and 3rd Street will have to be closed for about 20 days. No driveways or private entrances will be blocked.

On April 7, the beach area between 2nd and 5th streets will have limited access.

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