• Photos of 'Avengers' filming in downtown Atlanta

    By: Jennifer Brett/AJC.com


    Marvel’s latest “Avengers” movie and the one that follows are headquartered at the Pinewood Studios facility in Fayette County but it’s been filming in downtown Atlanta lately.

    “Avengers: Infinity War” is close to wrapping. The next movie in the series, an as-yet unnamed “Avengers” project, will follow after the cast and crew get a little down time. 


    Here are some more from the set.


    Another movie partially-filmed in Atlanta is currently smashing it in the box office. 

    Spider-Man: Homecoming opened with an estimated $117 million in North America.

    Homecoming” kicks off the third “Spider-Man” iteration in the last 15 years, and the second reboot since 2014’s “The Amazing Spider-Man,” with Andrew Garfield.

    “It’s a triumphant return for Spider-Man,” said Josh Greenstein, Sony Pictures’ president of worldwide marketing and distribution. “It’s an incredible win for Sony, for our partners at Marvel and Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal, who produced it.”

    Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Where available, the latest international numbers also are included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.

    According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the latest Spideman movie filmed in Atlanta locations such as Piedmont Park, the Georgia World Congress Center, the Porsche Cars North America facility south of downtown, the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Buckhead and the Hindu Temple of Atlanta in Riverdale.

    It’s the latest in a growing string of Marvel movies to film in Atlanta. Others include “Ant-Man,” “Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2,” the upcoming “Black Panther” and “Captain America: Civil War,” the movie during which Holland debuted his role as Spider-Man.

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