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13th November 2017

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Now You See A-listers filming across London

4th July 2016

Now You See Me 2’s uber complicated shenanigans opened this week. Don’t worry too much about the plot – what you need to know is London accommodated this massive shoot of A-list celebrities, with well over 100 cast and crew on location at times. Daniel Radcliffe and Michael Caine joined Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, Woody

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Now You See A-listers filming across London

4th July 2016

Now You See Me 2’s uber complicated shenanigans opened this week. Don’t worry too much about the plot – what you need to know is London accommodated this massive shoot of A-list celebrities, with well over 100 cast and crew on location at times. Daniel Radcliffe and Michael Caine joined Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, Woody

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Florence’s Carnegie Hall and Big Apple digs? Filmed in yours truly, London

6th May 2016

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant graced the capital between May and July last year, while filming the biopic Florence Foster Jenkins, with a number of our buildings standing in for New York locations. Brixton Academy was used in Lambeth, including its back courtyard. Florence gets out of a cab, aghast by her surroundings, wondering whether

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HOFF course it’s a hit! David Hasselhoff is back as flailing version of himself

6th May 2016

David Hasselhoff’s TV mockumentary is back on Dave tonight in a new series – get ready for even more self-parodying mishaps. The first series last year, with Hoff based in a down-market hotel in Sutton, saw him auditioning for the role of himself in a biopic – a part which he failed to land. Tonight

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London’s wider possibilities uncovered in Undercover

23rd April 2016

New Sunday night BBC drama Undercover has millions of us gripped – and possibly a bit confused. But we don’t mind, as we get behind Sophie Okonedo’s thrilling character – a top-flight lawyer, unaware her husband of 20 years is an undercover policeman spying on her. Shot between July last year and January, locations across

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Idris Elba brings Paris to London in Bastille Day

22nd April 2016

Even Paris wasn’t quite French enough for Bastille Day, starring Idris Elba – with London playing the role in some key scenes. Elba continues to thrill his fans in this film, as a CIA agent who teams up with Richard Madden from Game of Thrones. And an important charity in Islington benefitted – with a

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“Attracting A-listers is good for our self-perception”

8th April 2016

Croydon teenager treated to work experience with Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones during local Criminal filming At last, London’s role in a huge Kevin Costner thriller hits the big screen, as Criminal – set to be a blockbuster – opens next week on April 15th. The excitement at the time of filming included a

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Redbridge Town Hall was the perfect broadcast studio, without Question

8th April 2016

Did you catch BBC Question Time in Redbridge Town Hall on April 7th? More than 150 Redbridge residents joined the audience. Three Redbridge residents asked questions: about the EU referendum, tax avoidance and the possible nationalisation of the Port Talbot steel plant. Many more took part in discussions about each issue. Redbridge Council’s Film Office

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The Bridge writer brings Scandi Noir to London in Marcella

1st April 2016

London’s ongoing creation of landmarks, its constant building, sits at the heart of a new thriller by the man who wrote iconic Scandi drama The Bridge. Hans Rosenfeldt’s new eight-part police thriller, starring Anna Friel, starts on Monday on ITV. Take a look at the trailer here. FilmFixer was delighted to support the project across

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