“Magic Mike XXL” makers — including director Steven Soderbergh — talk about pleasures of filming in Georgia

Well this is pretty cool.

I don’t really know if things like this are common in the film world, but the makers of Magic Mike XXL have participated in a thank you video that amounts to high praise of Savannah and the rest of coastal Georgia as a great place to make movies. The video was uploaded by the Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Office.

“It turned out that Georgia had all the various looks that we wanted,” says director Steven Soderbergh, “and we settled on Savannah as a base of production.”

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