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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)


Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada, Spain
Language: English, Finnish, Japanese, Hungarian, Russian, Somali, Spanish
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi , Thriller
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Screenplay: Hampton Fancher, Michael Green, Philip K. Dick (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto
Filming dates: 19 July – 22 November 2016
Premiere: 3 October 2017


Filming locations:

Hungary

  • Budapest
    • Stock Exchange Palace, Szabadság (Liberty) Square (Las Vegas casino)
    • Kelenföld Power Station
    • Origo Film Studios (studio)
  • Inota Power Plant
  • Korda Studios, Etyek (studio)

Iceland

(aerial shots)

Mexico

Spain

(aerial shots)

  • Andalucía
    • El Ejido, Almería (greenhouses aerial shots)
    • Sevilla (Solar central aerial shots)

United States of America

  • Nevada
  • New York
    • New York City (streets)

Iceland (Lækjavik, Eastern Region)
Iceland (Dyrhólaey and Reynisfjara beach, Southern Region)

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) trailer on IMDb

Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar (2014)


Country: USA, UK, Canada
Language: English
Genre: Adventure, Drama , Sci-Fi , Thriller
Director: Christopher Nolan.
Screenplay: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon, Michael Caine
Premiere: 26 October 2014


Filming locations:

Canada

  • Alberta
    • Calgary
    • Longview
    • Lethbridge
    • Nanton
    • Canmore (Ha Ling, road to NASA center)
    • Okotoks
      • Seaman Stadium (baseball field)
      • Olde Town Plaza
    • Fort Macleod (exteriors: street in dust storm)

Iceland

United States of America

  • California
    • Altadena
    • Burbank
      • Warner Brothers Burbank Studios – 4000 Warner Blvd. (studio)
    • Culver City
      • Sony Pictures Studios – 10202 W. Washington Blvd. (studio)
    • Los Angeles
      • Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites – 404 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown (interiors: space research center)
      • Downtown
      • Los Angeles Convention Center – 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown
      • 1525 Industrial St
    • Torrance
  • New York
    • New York City

Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland

Interstellar (2014) 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)

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World (2013)


Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Alan Taylor
Screenplay: Christopher L. Yost, Christopher Markus
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Eccleston, Jaimie Alexander, Zachary Levi, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano, Idris Elba, Rene Russo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Stellan Skarsgård, Alice Krige
Premiere: 22 October 2013


Filming locations:

Iceland

Norway

  • Lofoten islands (Asgard: aerial view)

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
      • Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
      • Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington (Police station)
      • OXO Tower, South Bank, Lambeth (restaurant date scene)
      • Ironmonger Lane (Natalie Portman is driving narrow London street)
      • Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross
      • Wembley
      • Borough Market, Southwark
      • Hayes, Hillingdon
    • Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire
    • EMI, Blyth Road, Hayes, Middlesex
    • Surrey
      • Bourne Woods, Farnham
      • Shepperton Studios, Shepperton
      • Longcross Studios, Chobham Lane, Longcross

Skógafoss waterfall, Iceland
Skeiðarársandur from Skaftafell, Iceland

Thor: The Dark World (2013) trailer on IMDb

Batman Begins (2005)

Batman Begins (2005)


Country: USA, UK
Language: English, Mandarin
Genre: Action, Adventure
Director: Christopher Nolan
Screenplay: Bob Kane, David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer
Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Mark Boone Junior, Linus Roache
Filming dates: 3 March – 17 September 2004
Premiere: 31 May 2005


Filming locations:

Iceland

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
      • Senate House, University College London, Bloomsbury (Gotham City courthouse: exterior)
      • George Farmiloe Building – 28-36 St John Street, Clerkenwell (Police HQ)
      • National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill (Arkham Asylum)
      • St. Pancras Chambers, St. Pancras Station, St. Pancras (Arkham Asylum Stairwell)
      • Abbey Mills Pumping Stations, Mill Meads (Arkham’s interiors)
      • ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock (tumbler testing scene)
      • Canary Wharf, Isle of Dogs
    • Mentmore Towers, Mentmore, Buckinghamshire (Wayne Manor)
    • Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury, Essex (Bhutanese prison)
    • Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
    • Knebworth House, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
    • Cardington Airship Hangars, Bedfordshire (studio, slum-district of “the Narrows”, the feet of the monorails)
    • Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey (studio)

United States of America

  • Illinois
    • Chicago
      • Chicago Board of Trade – 141 W. Jackson Blvd., The Loop, Downtown (Wayne Corp. building)
      • LaSalle Street, The Loop, Downtown (monorail scene)
      • Lower Wacker Drive, Downtown (batmobile chase)
      • Franklin-Orleans Street Bridge (Narrows drawbridge)
    • Waukegan
  • New York City, New York

Skaftafell, Iceland
Öræfajökull, Vatnajökull, Iceland

Batman Begins (2005) trailer on IMDb