Rogue One (Star Wars) – Maldives

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White tropical beaches and palm trees is not something that you might assiciate with a Star Wars movie. And that is why director Gareth Edwards choose this location for the planet of Scarif. Never before was there such a location in the Star Wars Universe. And it is very unlikely we see this location in future films… but then again, you never know…

Most scenes of Scarif were filmed in the Maldives (Laamu Gan), but some shots took place in a far less tropical location, Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire England.

Laamu Gan is not the only Island used, also Berasdhoo Island, one of the largest islands was used.

Good luck Jynn!

Who Framed Roger Rabbit – RED Studios Hollywood

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A combination of animation and live action, Robert Zemeckis’ funny movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” is set in Hollywood-1947. But only part of the movie was recorded in this area. Production was set in England at Elstree studios (most of the interior sets were build here).

The exterior of “Maroon Cartoons” studio is in fact in Hollywood and has been a studio for some time. It is known by the name of RED studios, but before that Desilu and Ren-Mar Studio). There is definitely some history there….

Also in LA, at 1130 South Hope street, Eddies office can still be found.