LANSING (WWJ) – Could one of Hollywood’s most celebrated filmmakers have his eyes on Michigan for his next project? State Senate majority leader Randy Richardville says it’s a distinct possibility.
Richardville told AM-1270 host and WWJ political analyst Charlie Langton that Governor Rick Snyder’s administration does not want an encore of what happened with “Ironman 3,” which went to another state.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Champions for Mental Health Awareness Take Center Stage
“They learned from that and now are out negotiating on a Steven Spielberg movie, and I can’t really get into a whole lot of detail now,” said Richardville. “You could be hearing something very, very exciting over the next couple of weeks.”
Richardville said Snyder has learned a lot about the film industry since he put a restrictive cap on the program.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
“We have a lot of jobs here in Michigan that were created and now we just have to be competitive and make sure that credit goes back to Michigan businesses and Michigan employees,” said Richardville. “Because it’s all about the working class here, not the Hollywood stars.”
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