Category Archives: Sci-Fi

Oblivion (2013)

Oblivion (2013)


Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Screenplay: Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt
Stars: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Filming dates: 12 March – 14 July 2012
Release date: 26 March 2013


Filming locations:

Iceland

United States of America

  • California
    • Black’s Pond, June Lake (lake and the cottage)
    • Mammoth Lakes
  • Louisiana
    • Baton Rouge (scavs HQ)
      • Raleigh Studios Baton Rouge, Celtic Media Centre, Baton Rouge (studio: drone in the scavs HQ)
      • Celtic Media Centre, Baton Rouge (studio)
    • New Orleans
    • St. Francisville
  • New York
    • Empire State Building, Manhattan, New York City (meeting with Julia before the war)
    • New York City
  • Haleakalä volcano, Haleakalä National Park, Maui, Hawaii (sky and clouds views from the Sky Tower)

Dettifoss, Iceland

Oblivion (2013) trailer on IMDb

Prometheus (2012)

Prometheus (2012)


Country: USA, UK
Language: English, Scottish Gaelic
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director: Ridley Scott
Screenplay: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof
Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce
Filming dates: 21 March – 23 June 2011, 11-23 July 2011, 26 September – 8 October 2011
Release date: 11 April 2012


Filming locations:

Canada

  • Pinewood Toronto Studios, Toronto, Ontario (studio)

Iceland

Jordan

  • Wadi Rum

Spain

  • Ciudad de la Luz (audiovisual complex: water tank, nearby beach), Alicante, Valenciana (water scenes)

United Kingdom

  • England
    • Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey (studio)
    • Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath (studio)
  • Scotland
    • Fort William, Glen Coe, Highland (pick-up scenes)
    • The Storr, Isle of Skye (pick-up scenes)
    • Rannoch Moor, Highland (pick-up scenes)

Dettifoss, Iceland

Prometheus (2012) trailer on IMDb

Prometheus (2012) opening scene (YouTube)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)


Country: USA
Language: English, Japanese, Xhosa, German
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Screenplay: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Brie Larson, Tom Holland, Karen Gillan, Zoe Saldana, Evangeline Lilly, Tessa Thompson, Rene Russo, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston
Filming dates: 10 August 2017 – 12 January 2018
Release date: 22 April 2019


Filming locations:

Japan

United Kingdom

  • Durham Cathedral, Durham, England (Asgard)
  • St Abbs, Eyemouth, Scotland (Tønsberg/New Asgard)

United States of America

  • Georgia
    • SANY America, Peachtree City (Avengers HQ)
    • Atlanta
    • Pinewood Atlanta Studios, Fayetteville (studio)
  • New York City, New York

Tokyo, Japan

Avengers: Endgame (2019) trailer on IMDb

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

Star Trek Beyond (2016)


Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Justin Lin
Screenplay: Simon Pegg, Doug Jung
Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba
Filming dates: 25 June – 14 October 2015, 14-31 March 2016
Release date: 20 July 2016


Filming locations:

Canada

  • Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories
  • Stawamus Chief Provincial Park, Squamish, British Columbia
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

South Korea

  • Seoul

United Arab Emirates

United States of America

  • Paramount Studios,  Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Road

Star Trek Beyond (2016) trailer on IMDb

Star Trek into Darkness (2013)

Star Trek into Darkness (2013)


Country: USA
Language: English, Klingon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: J.J. Abrams
Screenplay: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller
Filming dates: 12 January – 8 May 2012
Release date: 2 May 2013


Filming locations:

Iceland

United States of America

  • California
    • Los Angeles
      • The Getty Center (Star Fleet Headquarters) 
      • Spring Street Towers
      • Pacific Center
      • Century City
      • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City
      • Spruce Goose Hangar
      • Anheuser-Busch Brewery
      • Upper Grand Street
      • Paramount Studios – Hollywood
    • San Francisco
    • Crystal Cathedral – Garden Grove
    • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Livermore
    • Greystone Park & Mansion – Beverly Hills (London Hospital)
    • Sony Pictures Studios – Culver City

Reynisfjara beach and Reynisdrangar, Iceland

Star Trek into Darkness (2013) trailer on IMDb