A film studio in Atlanta is building a new city for its workers inspired by The Truman Show.

British company Pinewood opened a production site in Atlanta in 2014, initially intended as a one-stop-shop for filming in the United States, as opposed to the dismantled system in Hollywood.

It boasted of offices, a media center, sound stages, prop houses and set builders all on one site to create big-budget blockbusters.

New Town of Trilith, built for workers at Pinewood Atlanta Studios, features a stunning resort-style pool

There are plans for a possible population of 5,000 and 500 people already living in the new city

There are plans for a possible population of 5,000 and 500 people already living in the new city

Ant Man, Avengers: Endgame, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Captain America: Civil War were made in high-tech facilities thanks to a collaboration with Marvel, and Pinewood Atlanta quickly established itself as a key location in the US film industry.

The studio was funded by a joint venture between Pinewood and River’s Rock, a trust independently managed by the billionaire Atlanta Cathy family who founded Chick-fil-A.

In August last year, local investors began the process of buying out its UK partner in hopes of turning the site into more than just production studios.

Trilith recently opened her first restaurant, the locally owned Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar, with plans for many more bars and restaurants

Trilith recently opened her first restaurant, the locally owned Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar, with plans for many more bars and restaurants

The city is home to the huge Wellness Center of Piedmont, focused on young creatives in the media

The city is home to the huge Wellness Center of Piedmont, focused on young creatives in the media

They wanted to develop new shows and big budget movies in the studios with local workers living there in a new town, inspired by Seaside Florida, a planned New Urbanist community that became the filming site for The Truman Show. .

Now Pinewood UK has officially left the project which was renamed last week as the Town of Trilith, which has 235 acres in the 900-acre studio complex.

The name, an architectural term referring to structures like Stonehenge with two stones supporting a third resting on top, is a nod to its British heritage, bosses say.

There are plans for a possible population of 5,000 and 500 people already living there, with 1,400 townhouses, apartments and housing units, and micro-houses under construction.

Residents of Trilith have access to 15 miles of nature trails, 54 acres of forest, and 19 landscaped parks, including a dog park (pictured)

Residents of Trilith have access to 15 miles of nature trails, 54 acres of forest, and 19 landscaped parks, including a dog park (pictured)

The name, an architectural term referring to structures like Stonehenge with two stones supporting a third laid on top, is a nod to its British heritage, bosses say.

The name, an architectural term referring to structures like Stonehenge with two stones supporting a third laid on top, is a nod to its British heritage, bosses say.

No less than 1,400 townhouses, apartments and housing units and micro-houses are under construction

No less than 1,400 townhouses, apartments, housing and micro-houses are under construction

Residents will enjoy all of the local amenities, with restaurants already open, a 60,000 square foot fitness studio and a Kindergarten to Grade 12 school.

There will even be a dedicated master’s program in screenwriting at the University of Georgia to encourage budding film writers to join the local industry.

By next year, developers want two hotels, a movie theater, and an 18,000-square-foot soundstage to host events in the city, and a mall is also underway.

Rob Parker, chairman of Trilith, told Fast Company: “ The original idea was to make a mill town, a company town, which just meant getting housing here because people have to live somewhere, and we want to make it practical. .

Residents will enjoy all the local amenities, with restaurants already open, wine merchants (pictured), a 60,000 square foot fitness studio, and a K-12 school

Residents will enjoy all the local amenities, with restaurants already open, wine merchants (pictured), a 60,000 square foot fitness studio and a K-12 school

More than half of the new city is dedicated to green spaces and forests, making it the largest geothermal community in the country

More than half of the new city is dedicated to green spaces and forests, making it the largest geothermal community in the country

By next year, developers want two hotels, a movie theater, and an 18,000-square-foot soundstage to host events in the city, and a mall is also underway.

By next year, developers want two hotels, a movie theater, and an 18,000-square-foot soundstage to host events in the city, and a mall is also underway.

“And it became, if you’re going to build a city from nothing, what would you do?”

More than half of the new city is dedicated to green spaces and forests, making it the largest geothermal community in the country.

Residents of Trilith have access to 15 miles of nature trails, 54 acres of forest and 19 landscaped parks, including a dog park.

The bosses hope that the whole project will create more than 7,000 jobs.

Ant Man, Avengers: Endgame, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.  2 and Captain America: Civil War were made in high-tech facilities

Ant Man, Avengers: Endgame, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Captain America: Civil War were made in high-tech facilities

Bosses claim the city is modeled after European cities and locals can 'live, work and play' in a seven to ten minute walk

Bosses claim the city is modeled after European cities and locals can ‘live, work and play’ in a seven to ten minute walk

There will even be a dedicated Masters in Screenwriting program at the University of Georgia to encourage aspiring filmmakers to join the local industry.

There will even be a dedicated Masters in Screenwriting program at the University of Georgia to encourage aspiring filmmakers to join the local industry.

The idea is that people can work on productions for months or years at a time without having to live off a suitcase and have everything they need on hand.

Parker said the city was modeled after European cities and residents could “live, work and play” in a seven to ten minute walk.

The design is intended to appeal to young creatives with an emphasis on well-being and access to the outdoors.

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