Hollywood’s attraction to Colorado may be fading after state lawmakers cut incentives for the movie industry.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law on Friday that he hopes will lure more filmmakers to Colorado.
From “Thelma and Louise” to “Die Hard II,” hundreds of movies have been shot in Colorado. But over the last decade the state’s film industry has been going dark. Now lawmakers are trying to lure producers back with millions of dollars in tax incentives.
A bill to increase film incentives for productions in Colorado cleared its first hurdle in the House.
Lawmakers – and film buffs – are taking another crack at boosting Colorado’s incentives for film production companies.