Oct 31

Gwinnett Performing Arts Center hosts Dumb and Dumber To film shoot


Duluth, GA., 10/31/13Dumb and Dumber To, the sequel to the Farrelly brothers’ 1994 box office hit, Dumb & Dumber wrapped their film shoot at Gwinnett Performing Arts Center yesterday.

The Farrelly brothers rented the theater for nine-days, which included pre-production, a two-day shoot and post-production. Additionally, they casted 400 extras for the film shoot on Gwinnett Center’s campus.

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From left to right: Gwinnett Center's Marketing & PR Manager, Jaclyn Miller, Director, Peter Farrelly, Performing Arts Center Manager, Selina Branstetter, Director, Bobby Farrelly and Assistant General Manager, JoAnne Craig.

"The movie crew was great to work with,” said Selina Branstetter, Gwinnett Performing Arts Center manager, “We were honored to have such a high caliber event filmed in our theater.”

The movie, starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, has filmed all over the metro-Atlanta area, including two Gwinnett County cities, Stone Mountain and Duluth.


About Gwinnett Center:

Just minutes outside of Atlanta, Gwinnett Center’s 80-acre lakefront campus can accommodate a variety of events from concerts, performances, meetings, trade shows, conventions, banquets, and celebrations.  The multipurpose campus includes an amazing 13,000 seat arena, a 702-seat Performing Arts Center, 23 versatile meeting rooms, a 50,000 square foot exhibit hall, and a 21,600 square foot grand ballroom.  Gwinnett Center is beautifully landscaped and architecturally stunning facility with an award-winning outdoor private garden, soaring atriums and modern angles which provide a beautiful backdrop for any event. The campus, operated by the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau, distinguishes itself by hosting a diverse range of events, including the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships, Lady Gaga, Catalyst Convention, George Strait, Beyoncé, Enrique Iglesias, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Menopause the Musical, American Idol Live!, Dave Matthews Band, Vicente Fernandez, Carrie Underwood, Eric Clapton, FLW Forrest Wood Cup, Michael Bublé, MUSE, and many more.  For more information about events on Gwinnett Center’s campus, please visit www.gwinnettcenter.com/events.


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Jaclyn Miller
Phone: 770-813-7552

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