New sci-fi movie to be filmed in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, SC (AP) - They will be setting up the lights and cameras for the action next month as a new science fiction movie films on the South Carolina coast.

The film "Isopod" will be shot in Georgetown.

City Administrator Chris Eldridge says it's an ecological disaster movie and location scouts came to town about three weeks ago to see what the city had to offer.

Eldridge says the scouts were looking for a coastal town and liked the Georgetown waterfront and the city's oak shrouded streets.

He says Barry Levinson, who won the Oscar for best director in 1989 for "Rain Man," will direct the film.

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