“You,” “Lakers,” “Grease” Score Tax Credits

You Lakers Grease Score Tax Credits

The California Film Commission has announced the new and recurring TV series to receive tax credits through their Film & TV Tax Credit Program with $152 million being offered to sixteen projects which are on track to generate an estimated $782 million in qualified spending in the state.

New series include HBO Max’s “Grease” TV series, the Nicole Kidman-produced “Nine Perfect Strangers,” Adam McKay’s untitled showtime-era Lakers project for HBO and Searchlight’s “The Dropout”.

Returning series include the Impeachment-themed “American Crime Story” season; third seasons of “You,” “Good Trouble” and “Mayans MC”; second seasons of “Star Trek: Picard,” “Euphoria,” “Dream,” “Why Women Kill” & Netflix’s “Special”; and more episodes of “The Rookie,” “Lucifer” and “Good Girls”.

The projects will employ an estimated 2,900 cast members, 3,500 crew and 62,000 extras/stand-ins over a combined 1,450 in-state shoot days for the season.

Source: Variety