POSTED: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 2:34pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 4:49pm
Hollywood has chosen Baton Rouge as the filming location for a new movie.
Film producers are in the area designing sets for the science fiction movie, "Battle: Los Angeles." Big name celebrities have signed on like Aaron Eckhardt and Michelle Rodriguez.
Local leaders say the big budget movie will put Baton Rouge on the map and funnel money into the local economy. Film producers say they are looking to fill about 25 roles with local people.