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EntertainmentJ.J. Abrams & Jordan Peele Will Shoot HBO Drama In Georgia But Donate Profits To Fight ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Law

02:50  11 may  2019
02:50  11 may  2019 Source:   deadline.com

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Jordan Peele is getting back into the television game. HBO has handed out a Television. Peele and Green will executive produce alongside Bad Robot's J . J Abrams and Ben Stephenson. The journey sets off their fight to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and malevolent

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J.J. Abrams & Jordan Peele Will Shoot HBO Drama In Georgia But Donate Profits To Fight ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Law© Shutterstock

J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele’s upcoming HBO horror series Lovecraft will film in Georgia, the state under Hollywood’s microscope after it passed a controversial abortion bill this week, but the producers said they will donate their profits to groups that are fighting the so-called “fetal heartbeat” law. Read their full statement below

Reps said production on the series will be based in Atlanta but that it will shoot throughout the Peach State.

As Deadline reported Thursday, Hollywood has been slow in reacting to the state passing its controversial bill, which became of the country’s most restrictive abortion laws. Georgia is a go-to production hub thanks to its production tax credits, with Avengers: Endgame and The Walking Dead among the high-profile films and TV shows to film there.

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Stacey Abrams is fighting to create a Georgia where all of our people can thrive and where all eligible voters can have their voices heard. Today, Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee and Former House Democratic Leader Stacey Abrams released the following statement in reaction to the mass shooting

Jordan Peele is getting back into the television game. HBO has handed out a Television. Peele and Green will executive produce alongside Bad Robot’s J . J Abrams and Ben Stephenson. The journey sets off their fight to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and malevolent

Court challenges to the officially named “Living Infants Fairness and Equality  Act” — LIFE Act — bans all abortions in the state after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which usually is five or six weeks into the pregnancy. Critics of the law including the ACLU of Georgia are vowing to fight it in court, but as of now the law will take effect in January. Among the organizations also battling the law is Fair Fight Georgia; Abrams and Peele said they will donate donate 100% of our respective episodic fees for this season” of Lovecraft Countryto that group and the local ACLU.

Here is the Abrams-Peele statement in full:

“In a few weeks we start shooting our new show, “Lovecraft Country” and will do so standing shoulder to shoulder with the women of Georgia.  Governor Kemp’s ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Abortion Law is an unconstitutional effort to further restrict women and their health providers from making private medical decisions on their terms.  Make no mistake, this is an attack aimed squarely and purposely at women. We stand with Stacey Abrams and the hardworking people of Georgia, and will donate 100% of our respective episodic fees for this season to two organizations leading the charge against this draconian law:  the ACLU of Georgia and Fair Fight Georgia.  We encourage those who are able to funnel any and all resources to these organizations.”

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Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they're waiting to see if the so-called "heartbeat" law actually takes effect next year, or if the courts will block it. But at the arrivals line for Denzel Washington's AFI Lifetime Achievement tribute Thursday, Lee said now is the time for Georgia-based productions to "shut it down" and boycott the state's booming film industry to drive change.

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