2016 Legislature: Industry leaders working on conservative plan to land film incentives

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It would make sense for a movie telling a story that takes place in Tampa to be filmed in Tampa, right? Guess again.

The Ben Affleck-directed film Live by Night, based on the crime novel by Dennis Lahane, comes out sometime in 2017. Instead of production crews filming in Ybor City, a neighborhood in Tampa where the story takes place, it’s set is in Brunswick, Ga.