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There is a new major Hollywood sequel slated to be filmed in Rhode Island, GoLocalProv.com can exclusively report.
“Good Burger 2” — which was announced to have gotten the “green light” for production by Deadline earlier in March — is expected to be filmed in the Ocean State.
“Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will soon be back to work at Good Burger. Nickelodeon Studios and Paramount+ have officially confirmed the greenlight of Good Burger 2, an original movie sequel to the iconic feature film, based on the recurring sketch from comedy series All That,” according to Deadline.
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Thompson and Mitchell are set to reprise their classic roles as Dexter and Ed, respectively.
The movie will follow Dexter Reed (Thompson) and original cashier, Ed (Mitchell), as they “reunite in the present day at fast-food restaurant Good Burger with a hilarious new group of employees.”
Rhode Island Film and TV Office Executive Director Steve Feinberg confirmed to GoLocal on Friday that discussions are being finalized for the filming to take place in Rhode Island.
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The anticipated filming marks the latest large-scale Hollywood production to be filmed locally.
In 2021, GoLocal was first to report that Hocus Pocus 2 would be shot in Rhode Island.
Following the filming of HBO’s hit “The Gilded Age” in Newport — GoLocal recognized Feinberg for his role in landing major film and TV productions in the state.
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