The politician behind “Hollywood East” embarks on a new career. Will it be the governor’s mansion? Or the silver screen?

Ultimately, State House Speaker Jim Amann would be happy with an equity card. He’ll need some lines for that.

Amann stopped by New Haven’s Shubert theater Wednesday for a musical preview of two jazz-related films planned to be shot in Connecticut. (Click here to read about that.) He was here because, as House speaker, Amann championed tax breaks for the film industry aimed at making Connecticut “Hollywood East.”

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