'Need for Speed' Filming Ties Up Interstate 75 in Bartow County

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (WXIA) -- Filming the movie "Need for Speed" caused I-75 to be shut down in both directions Wednesday afternoon.

Northbound and southbound lanes were closed between exits 277 and 288 in Bartow County.

The southbound lanes were closed off and on for more than four hours.

Two of the film's stars, Aaron Paul and Imogen Poots, were shooting a scene in a 2014 Mustang on the Interstate.

The film's stars also include Dominic Cooper, Michael Keaton and Dakota Johnson. It is set for release next year.

Filming was expected to move to a different location after Wednesday.


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