Good Burger 2
March 31, 2023: "Rhode Island Film and TV Office Executive Director Steve Feinberg confirmed... that discussions [were] being finalized for the filming [of the sequel to the 1997 comedy Good Burger] to take place in Rhode Island."—GoLocalProv.
April 27, 2023: "North Providence residents received a flyer saying part of the movie will be filmed at the old Friendly's restaurant on Mineral Spring Avenue, which closed its doors in 2019."—abc6.com.
May 2, 2023: "The Rhode Island Film and TV Office officially announced production has begun... scheduled to commence filming May 18, 2023 in various locations across the Ocean State."—RI Film Office press release.
May 3, 2023: North Providence Mayor Charles "Lombardi said the town has also reached an agreement with the film producers to rent out the former public safety complex at 1967 Mineral Spring Ave. That agreement is set to last for the next two months."—The Valley Breeze.
May 18, 2023: "The filming of 'Good Burger 2' began... [today]. The movie production caught the attention of almost everyone driving on Mineral Spring Avenue, with many pulling over to take pictures of the old Friendly's restaurant, ...as well as holding out hope they'll catch a glimpse of some of the actors in the movie. The Rhode Island Film and Television Office even recruited Rhode Islanders to be actors and extras."—abc6.com.