TBILISI: The TV series Doubleman is currently shooting in Georgia under the Film in Georgia programme. The series is a Thai / Georgian coproduction between the Thai company Kanthana Motion Pictures and the Georgian company Georgian Film Production.
Several parts of the series are to be shot in Tbilisi, Mestia and Kutaisi as Georgia is a stand-in for the 1870s New York, according to Enterprise Georgia. The series is based on the true story of the first reported conjoined twins born in the village of Siamese in Thailand.
Over 380 people are employed. Shooting in Georgia will wrap on 30 July 2019.
The Georgian film incentives have already attracted 26 productions since its launch beginning in 2016, out of which 15 have been completed. The shooting of 11 projects was taking place in June 2019, according to Film in Georgia. The accumulated spending of all of these productions has amounted to more than 20.5 m EUR /67 m GEL and more than 8,000 local jobs have been created.