Enjoy the Latest Movies Made in Louisiana
Did you know that Louisiana is the fourth-largest movie production location in the country? The Pelican State lags behind only Los Angeles, New York City, and Atlanta when it comes to film locations in the U.S., thanks to its multicultural backdrop and attractive tax incentives.
Some of the best and most recent productions shot in Louisiana are listed below. Grab some popcorn and enjoy!
Filmed in New Orleans, Justin Chon’s “Blue Bayou” was an official selection at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. The movie stars Chon as a Korean adoptee who grows up in Louisiana and is faced with family separation and deportation as an adult. You can watch “Blue Bayou” on HBO and buy it on demand.
This Apple+ original film, directed by Fisher Stevens, was filmed in New Orleans and stars Justin Timberlake and Juno Temple. The movie follows Eddie Palmer, a former high school football star who is recently released from prison after 12 years for attempted murder and armed robbery.
This New Orleans-shot sports film dives into the movement to compensate college athletes and stars Stephan James, JK Simmons, and Uzo Aduba. The film is now available on demand.
“Home Team” is a Netflix sports comedy starring Kevin James and Taylor Lautner filmed in New Orleans. The film is based on the story of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton coaching his son’s sixth-grade football team.
Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story
This film covers the history and culture of Jazz Fest, now in its 50th year, with live performances, interviews, and archival footage from over fifty years of the event. The movie originally premiered at SXSW in March and is now available on demand.
Where the Crawdads Sing
A film adaptation of the bestselling novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing” takes place in North Carolina, but it was filmed in Louisiana! The film will be in theaters on July 15 and features original music by Taylor Swift.
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