Film Industry

Network passes on Richmond-filmed drama

Richmond won’t be standing in for Washington this fall after all. Film crews and Hollywood stars arrived in Richmond in April to shoot a pilot for the CW network called The Body Politic. The drama centered on a small-town girl (Minka Kelly of Friday Night Lights) turned congressional staffer. But the network passed on the… Read more »

Digital media tax passes General Assembly

Yesterday the General Assembly approved a 10 percent tax on hotel room media purchases to fund the attraction of film production projects to the state. The House of Delegates passed the bill with a vote of 69-27. The Senate approved the bill earlier this month by a vote of 36 to 3. The bill now… Read more »