The Gold Coast could soon be in for a second movie studio if a new push gains any momentum.
Mayor Tom Tate is reportedly behind the idea and wants to build the largest sound stage in the southern hemisphere here, even bigger than the one already stationed at Oxenford.
Newscorp reports that Mr Tate wants all three levels of government to pitch in for the estimated $20 million cost.
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It’s just a drop in the ocean compared to the money the film industry has been able to inject into the Gold Coast over the last year alone.
However, there are concerns that if we don’t capitalise on the interest now, the Gold Coast risks losing major blockbusters to other cities like Sydney.
The Mayor is reportedly banking on some funding for the project as part of the 2032 Olympics infrastructure rollout.