Fast and Furious 9 filming starts in Tbilisi, movement to be restricted on some streets

  • The decision to select Georgia to be one of the shooting locations was made during a visit of Hollywood filmmakers in Tbilisi earlier in Spring. Photo: Fast and Furious 9/Facebook

Agenda.ge, 18 Aug 2019 - 17:52, Tbilisi,Georgia

Some streets in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will be closed, as the shooting of a 10-minute segment for a Hollywood film Fast and Furious 9 is starting. 

Shooting will start tomorrow and end on September 20, therefore, the following streets will be temporarily closed in Tbilisi and Rustavi, a town close to the capital:

  • August 18-27: Vazha Pshavela Avenue
  • August 26-September 3: Rustaveli Avenue
  • August 30-September 8: Rustavi Market adjacent territory
  • September 7: Freedom Square and Pushkini Street
  • September 8-16: Nutsubidze 4th Plateau
  • September 16:University Street

Take a look at one of the film trailers:

Fast and Furious 9 is produced by Universal Pictures and directed by Justin Lin. Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Dwayne Johnson are among the main cast. The film is set to be released in May 2020. 

The decision to select Georgia to be one of the shooting locations was made during a visit of Hollywood filmmakers in Tbilisi earlier in the spring.

Shooting in Georgia is overseen by Georgian production company Enkeny Films within the state programme ‘Film in Georgia’.

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