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Actor Anthony Mackie opens production studio in New Orleans

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‘Avengers’ star Anthony Mackie opens a film and television studio in New Orleans.

The New Orleans native purchased 20 acres in the New Orleans East area, The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Defender and New Orleans 4WWL reported.

According to news outlets, the lot Mackie closed on Friday is near the Interstate 20 service road and Read Boulevard.

New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell took Twitter to express his enthusiasm for the new company.

“The New Orleans East is making a comeback,” Cantrell said in a tweet. “New Orleans owner Anthony Mackie is opening a HUGE 20-acre movie studio! It’s AMAZING! The influx of productions will bring not only economic growth, but also job opportunities!”

According to Nola.com, Mackie graduated from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

He is best known for his role as Falcon in the Marvel Avengers series.

News outlets said his new company would be called East Studios, LLC.

The 43-year-old actor has recently dabbled in production, including films ‘The Banker’ and ‘Outside the Wire’, media reported.