‘Manhattan’ production resumes in Santa Fe
SANTA FE — New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the second season of WGN America’s hit drama series “Manhattan,” produced by Lionsgate Television, Skydance Television and Tribune Studios, has begun filming in Santa Fe.
Production will continue through the end of July, and employ more than 120 New Mexico crew members and approximately 2,800 New Mexico background extras throughout the season.
Created and written by Sam Shaw and directed by Emmy Award-winning director Thomas Schlamme, “Manhattan” will premiere its sophomore season this fall on WGN America. “I could not be more excited about the return of ‘Manhattan’ to Santa Fe,” said Santa Fe Mayor Javier M. Gonzales. “With each new season we continue to grow our skilled workforce and film economy. Welcome ‘Manhattan!’”
Jail transport officer accused of sex assault
ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Authorities say a jail transport officer is accused of sexually assaulting a female inmate in Albuquerque.
Metropolitan Detention Center officials say Enock Arviso resigned his position Thursday.