Political thriller 'Public Affairs' to be filmed in Virginia

May 24, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — It's "lights, camera, action" for Norfolk.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that the political thriller "Public Affairs" will be filmed in the Hampton Roads city.

The feature film will star Adrian Grenier, best known for role in the HBO comedy-series "Entourage." It will also feature actress Mimi Rogers, who starred in the 2012 film "Hope Springs."

"Public Affairs" is being directed by Eric Bross. Co-producer Jeff Frizzell, who's a Norfolk native, says in a statement that he's proud to bring the film to Virginia.

McAuliffe's office says filming is expected to begin in and around Norfolk next month.

The project will be eligible for incentive funding from the state. The actual amount they receive will depend on how much they spend in the state, among other things.

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