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.
May 22, 2023: "Olneyville New York System's second restaurant on Reservoir Avenue in Cranston was actually considered for the filming location of Good Burger 2, said [ONYS owner Greg] Stevens. But since it is a working restaurant and it would have had to be shut down for filming, the cost would have been too expensive. Renting the vacant former Friendly's restaurant in North Providence was more cost-effective..."—Providence Journal.
May 22, 2023: The Facebook page What's Going on in Smithfield reported that filming was taking place in a Smithfield neighborhood.
May 23, 2023: "...shooting is taking place... in Providence's Wayland Square. The crew was setting up a shot shortly after 8am at the intersection of Wayland Avenue and Medway Street."—GoLocalProv.
May 24, 2003: The Boston Globe reports that Google Maps now shows 1883 Mineral Spring Avenue as the location of "Good Burger."
June 26, 2023: "The production of Good Burger 2 has wrapped...—wpri.com.
August 22, 2023: The first teaser trailer drops, and Providence's Wayland Avenue is front and center:
October 30, 2023: The first "official" trailer drops: