Directed and co-written by Leigh Janiak, ‘Fear Street Part Three: 1666’ is a supernatural horror movie that centers upon the uncontrolled reactions of the citizens of a colony over a proposed witch hunt in 1966, the consequences of which echo centuries in the future. However, if the children in 1994 and 1978 somehow right all the wrongs committed all those years ago, there is still a way to prevent the town’s curse from wreaking havoc.
Based on R. L. Stine’s teenage horror fiction series of the same name, the film is the Fear Street trilogy’s final installment and is just as horrifying as the previous movies. The viewers who are shocked by the bloodbath may wish to learn where all the horrifying scenes must have been filmed. In case you are wondering about the same? We have got you covered.
Fear Street Part Three: 1666 Filming Locations
‘Fear Street Part Three: 1666’ was filmed extensively in Georgia. The production of the trilogy was done back-to-back in several parts of the Peach State, from March to September 2019. The lucrative tax credits offered by the state along with its mesmerizing natural locales may have played a crucial role in attracting the production of the film franchise to the state.
The Leigh Janiak directorial was shot in several locations in Georgia, which compelled us to investigate further and gather more information about the filming. Here’s everything we could find out!
Like the previous films in the trilogy, the shooting for ‘Fear Street Part Three: 1666’ took place in Atlanta, the capital of Georgia. Since the 70s, the Empire state of the south has hosted over 700 hundred film and television production projects, and the capital city has played a major role in it.
Thanks to the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act, Atlanta has gained the upper hand over other shooting destinations in the state. It is not surprising that the city is counted amongst one of the most famous filming locations in the world. The ease of availability of experienced crew and other shooting facilities helps the Hollywood of the South contribute generously to Georgia’s film industry.
Rutledge is also one of many filming locations for the supernatural horror movie. Located in Morgan County, the small city was founded back in 1871 and is spread over an area of approximately 8.70 kilometers square. Shooting in the region was done in Hard Labor Creek State Park, which is located at 5 Hard Labor Creek Road. Apart from a public golf course, the 5,804-acre park offers 24 miles of trails that are popular with hikers and a quiet environment for anyone who wishes to relax from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Over the years, it has interestingly hosted the production of movies such as ‘Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives’ and ‘Poison Ivy.’ The other installments of the ‘Fear Street’ trilogy – ‘Fear Street: Part Two – 1978′ and ‘Fear Street: Part One – 1994’ – were also shot in the park.
Other Locations in Georgia
The production of the movie also took place in East Point. Located in Fulton County, the suburban city is just a few miles to the southwest of Atlanta. Like the other films in the film series, some crucial scenes of ‘Fear Street Part Three: 1666’ were also filmed in Decatur. The primary filming location in the region is the North DeKalb Mall, located at 2050 Lawrenceville Highway in the unincorporated DeKalb County.
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