Tag: production

Jurassic World – Fallen Kingdom (2018) – Hawaii

For the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park movies, the crew uses familiar locations.The cliffs while approaching the park at Isla Nublar are the vistas at Napali Coast, Kauaii. The same location was used in the original Jurassic Park.Also, the popular location at Oahu, Kualoa Ranch was used for the tower, bunker and Gyrosphere scenes. […]

Kingsman – London

  For the 2014 Bon- like movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service”, a real store with a similar name was used. In Savile Row London the Huntsman Store can be found which was used for the Kingsman  HQ.

The Last Jedi – Malin Head

In the North-West point of Ireland, subterranean caves can be found. Although they are not accessible to the public, the crew for ‘The Last Jedi’ were allowed to use the location for filming. Around Malin Head, multiple locations were used, a walking tour is available.

The Last Jedi – Brow Head

For the disappointing sequel to “The Force Awakens”, “The Last Jedi” – Luke Skywalker (played by Mark Hamill) refuses to train Rey (the wonderful Daisy Ridley) on the Islands of Skellig Michael. Rey has a vision in a cave, these caves are in Ireland, but not on the Island itself. Instead they are on the […]

Doctor Who S11 – Cape Town

It's been an exciting day here @book_lounge. We had the #13thdocter #drwho shooting outside. #JodieWhittaker pic.twitter.com/gYzlJEimUB — The Book Lounge (@book_lounge) January 14, 2018   Confirmed location is “The Kimberley Hotel”    

The Dark Knight Rises – Nottingham

Nottingham maybe the home of another fictional hero, but in 2012, Christopher Nolan used the famous Wollaton Hall as the Wayne Manor (Batman). In previous episodes of his trilogy, only exteriors of the building were used, but in 2012 also the interior was used for filming. Wollaton Hall is open for visitors, since it is […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Birmingham

While writing this post, the movie has not yet been released. However, some locations are released by Birminghammail. Including: Cornwall Street and Chamberlain Square. Cornwall street will feature a “carchase with gunfire”. Also Camberley in Surrey (UK) was used, here Poppy’s Bowling Lane can be found. Studio work was done at Warner Bros, Leavesden. Seems […]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017) – Den Haag

Samuel L. Jackson has to testify against Gary Oldman  in 2017’s “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”. While some scenes are filmed in the canals of Amsterdam (not like the Dutch movie “Amsterdamned” where the canals of Utrecht were used), the crew also went to Den Haag (The Hague). This is the actual location for the International Court […]

Ocean’s Twelve – Haarlem

For this big Hollywood production, “Ocean’s Twelve” (2004), production used a little train station in the Netherlands. While the story is set in the trainstation in Amsterdam, this was a busy location. A nearby station was used (and the Thalys high speed train which usualy does not stop there was moved here). The city of […]

Doctor Who – Fields House

Maybe the most scary location of all “Doctor Who” episodes is the one where we first meet the Weeping Angels. A “haunted house” like location where Sally is introduced to the Timelord and statues that come to life. At the time of filming (and some time after that), the house was creepy and very useful […]