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Effingham Co. to break ground on new movie studio

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The groundbreaking for a new movie studio in Effingham County will take place on Thursday. 

The new Studioplex will be built on over 1,500 acres of property in Effingham with a massive music venue and video gaming complex on site. The new $90 million movie studio is expected to employ up to 1,200 people. 

Medient says it will be the biggest movie studio in North America, and expects to be producing movies in the new studio sometime next year. 

The 2014 movie production slate is expected to be released shortly.

To learn more about Medient, click here.

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