Hollywood Hits Back at Georgia Anti-LGBTQ Adoption Bill

Georgia has become a favorite destination for movies and shows looking for generous tax incentives, top-of-the-line sound stages, and veteran crews.

The Hunger Games,” “The Walking Dead,” “Black Panther,” and “Stranger Things” are just a few of the big-budget productions that have decamped for the Peach State in recent years.

All that activity has paid off, with studies estimating that the film industry provided $9.5 billion in economic activity in the state during 2017.But a new Georgia Senate bill that would make it legal for taxpayer-funded adoption agencies and foster care providers to choose not to work with same-sex couples is putting a strain on those ties.

Opponents of the legislation believe it is bigoted, while its backers and supporters say that it is a matter of religious freedom.Studios are declining to comment, but actors, producers, and showrunners are slamming the legislation and urging companies to pull productions from Georgia, if the bill

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