Netflix’s God’s Favorite Idiot to film in NSW

Amelia Carew-ReidSydney

Netflix comedy God’s Favorite Idiot is coming to NSW.

Produced by Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy, God’s Favorite Idiot is a workplace comedy about a mid-level Tech support employee Clark Thompson (Falcone) who finds love with co-worker Amily Luck (McCarthy) at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of God.

The series will be filmed in NSW with production expected to employ more than 300 talented Australian cast and crew and the production anticipates to inject more than $74 million into the Australian economy.

God’s Favorite Idiot will also engage the services of approximately 1,000 Australian businesses, including screen industry vendors, construction, hotels, restaurants, and rental car services.

Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy said, “To have the opportunity to safely film our show in a beautiful country like Australia is a dream come true. We love this country, and the talented people who live and work here. A special thank you to Chris, Luke, and Liam Hemsworth for volunteering to carry us to and from work with their wonderful powerful arms.”

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