Ermahgerd! – ‘Goosebumps’ filmed at cemetery

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 6, 2014

Film crews are finishing up a shoot in the Decatur Cemetery.

Katie Abel, the city of Decatur’s special events coordinator, said Tuesday, “The project is a film version of the children’s book series, ‘Goosebumps.’ They wrap filming at the end of tonight.”

Resident Chris Billingsley sent these photos from the shoot.



Decaturish asked Abel what the city did to ensure the protection of the cemetery.

“We had several meetings with the location department and cemetery and city staff about the scope of the work,” Abel said. “The agreement is that they leave the cemetery in as good or better shape than they found it.”


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  • Xebra Smith

    I don’t know whose idea it was to think they could shut down the old cemetery, but I’m not having it. This is our graveyard, and I can walk through it if I damn well please. Also, there is currently trash sprawled throughout the old cemetery. Coke cans, coffee cups, etc.. I really do hope they make a concerted to clean up after themselves or I will have some real problems with goosebumps as well as the city of Decatur.

  • Local 479 worker

    This is our graveyard, and I can walk through it if I damn well please. Isn’t that the Decatur way? The since of entitlement is crazy in this town. We should be pleased with the income in our city. They will hire a crew to clean the cemetery spotless.

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