"Olympus Has Fallen" now shooting
First major film shot in Shreveport in a year
Filming began on Monday on Texas Street in Shreveport.
The area is doubling for Washington, D.C. Teague Parkway will be used for Pennsylvania Avenue. A model of the White House is being built next to the Centurylink Center.
This project is also breathing new life into Shreveport's film industry. Since 2005 - 2006, the number of films shot in Shreveport - Bossier have dropped.
This film has hired 300 crew members.
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