On one of the most beautiful locations in the World (as written by National Geographic), on the west coast of Ireland, a historic scene was created for a ‘galaxy far far away’. The crew for ‘The Last Jedi’ had used the Island of Skellig Michael for the scenes where Luke Skywalker is found by Rey. […]
One of the most famous, if not the most famous, prison in film history, must be the Shawshank State Prison. In the original story by Stephen King, the prison is located in Maine. Actual production took place in Ohio. Mansfield Reformatory, or Ohio State Reformatory (100 Reformatory Road), was used for the film, This prison […]
“Prometheus”, “The Dark Knight Rises”, “Skyfall” and “Harry Potter” have all been here before J.J. Abrahams decided to use this location in the “Force Awakens”.
They needed sand for “The Force Awakens”, lots of sand, so why not go to the biggest desert in the world in the Arabian Peninsula? Rub’ al Khali desert is the largest sand desert in the world and is used as planet Jakku (and the actors say it was HOT HOT HOT!). Luxury resorts are nearby […]
Volcanic Iceland is used for many Holywood Film and TV productions. Krafla is used in “Game of Thrones” for the location of the Wall, “Batman Begins”, “Interstellar” and “Oblivion” filmed here. For the production of episode VIII, the snow battle was filmed here. Also the much greener Lake Mývatn was used as a filming location, which […]
A long time ago, before the production of Star Wars episode VII, Puzzlewood forrest was used for movies and TV shows like “Merlin” and “Jack the Giant Slayer”. These days, it might become more famous for the blockbuster “The Force Awakens”.
The Irish Island of Skellig Michael is used in the 2015 Star Wars reboot. Luke Skywalker is hiding on these islands, Rey finds him at the end of episode VII… The Last Jedi: Rey trains herself in the Islands of Skellig Michael (while Chewbacca has fun with the Porgs). More Irish locations have been used […]