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It was one of the year's big blockbusters.
But battle LA was not filmed in Los Angeles it was shot in the other LA.
-- one of many states now offering productions huge tax credits if they leave California.
Saving up to 15%.
In some cases we all know.
The business has changed and unless California changes its tax incentive program.
We're gonna probably have to go other places to -- nearby Nevada is one of only six states that do not -- tax incentives -- productions.
But lawmakers are now working on legislation to change that.
To offer filmmakers.
A Golden Nugget.
To bring them to the silver -- Studio here.
Would be coming completing the picture so we can do that we'd love to do that -- that.
And give another unique location to.
Producers who like to be here anyway could have permanent studio in a place like sin city be a sure fire draw the Hollywood.
Supporters say the combination of low taxes scenic landscapes.
Proximity to LA and a supercharged nightlife would make it ideal the actors in Hollywood.
Love to be in Las Vegas because of infrastructure spirit of the hotels restaurants shopping at Federer.
So they are part and they are far from home with a short flight on the flip side a number of states are cutting back on tax incentives because of the tough economy and budget cuts.
But California lawmakers are working on ways to keep things more competitive.
So the movie and TV business days where they say it should it.
In Los Angeles Casey Stegall.
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