By John Serba | The Grand Rapids Press | February 26, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS -- A new film project hopes to pump up to $4 million into the West Michigan economy.
"The Genesis Code," a feature-length drama from American Saga Productions, was approved Tuesday for state film incentives by the Michigan Film Office in Lansing. Principal photography is scheduled to begin in mid-April.
According to Jerry Zandstra, vice president of American Saga Productions, the film's budget is between $8 million and $9.5 million. It will shoot in Lowell and Grand Rapids with "name actors that folks will recognize," he said.