Gerard Butler Action Movie ‘Kandahar’ Begins Filming In Saudi Arabia; Ali Fazal & Navid Negahban Join Cast

12/2/2021 5:35:00 PM

Gerard Butler Action Movie ‘Kandahar’ Begins Filming In Saudi Arabia; Ali Fazal & Navid Negahban Join Cast

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Gerard Butler Action Movie ‘ Kandahar ’ Begins Filming In Saudi Arabia; Ali Fazal & Navid Negahban Join Cast

EXCLUSIVE: Filming has begun in Saudi Arabia on Gerard Butler action movie Kandahar , which becomes the first U.S. feature to shoot entirely in the country. Produced by John Wick outfit Thunder Road…

The film is the first Hollywood production to shoot in the country’s striking northwestern AlUla region, which is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra. It will also shoot in Jeddah and has had backing from the Saudi Film Commission, so will recruit local crew and extras. Producers have tapped into the local rebate scheme.

In cultural and filmic terms, the AlUla ‘project’ is at the forefront of the government’s Vision 2030 plan to modernize the country. The Film AlUla agency has been active at festivals and in the media at promoting the region as a destination for international shoots. The location is eye-catching, combining preserved tombs, sandstone outcrops, ancient dwellings and natural monuments.

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It will also shoot in Jeddah and has had backing from the Saudi Film Commission, so will recruit local crew and extras. Producers have tapped into the local rebate scheme.” Star Skylar Astin added that after the news that the show would end with season two, “it felt like it ended too soon and I think the fans really felt that. In cultural and filmic terms, the AlUla ‘project’ is at the forefront of the government’s Vision 2030 plan to modernize the country. Alexander was pronounced dead at the scene, while the man, whose name was not released, drove himself to the hospital, per the outlets. The Film AlUla agency has been active at festivals and in the media at promoting the region as a destination for international shoots.” And now cut to the Christmas movie, which follows Zoey (Jane Levy) and her family’s first holiday after her father (played by Peter Gallagher), has died. The location is eye-catching, combining preserved tombs, sandstone outcrops, ancient dwellings and natural monuments.

Capstone is financing Kandahar along with Middle East media group MBC Studios. The fact that the project is continuing on at all is thanks to the vocal fanbase, Levy said, hoping “that they know that this is all because of them and I’m so grateful for their support. The film, which was nominated for four Academy Awards, focused on a poor bayou community, and cast non-actor, native Louisianans in many roles. Producers are Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee and Brendon Boyea for Thunder Road, G-Base’s Alan Siegel and Butler, and Christian Mercuri of Capstone. David Haring, Scott LaStaiti, Ruzanna Kegegan, Andrea Dimity and Jonathan Fuhrman are executive producers. “I definitely have thoughts of places we could go; I also have thoughts of other movie versions,” Winsberg says, and after experimenting with a long-term format, “I feel like oh, movies are actually kind of fun, so maybe we should be doing more movies instead of just doing the show some more. Capstone is handling international sales and CAA Media Finance reps U. It was her way or no way.S.” And Levy has a few ideas of her own.

rights. Screenplay comes from Mitchell LaFortune, based on his own experiences as a military intelligence officer during the Snowden leaks. “ Wherever we can travel sounds great.' [The filmmakers] fell in love with Jonshel. Capstone head Christian Mercuri said: “Both the allure and challenge of shooting in such an amazing place as AlUla was an opportunity none of us could pass up. The support from the Film Commission and Saudi government has been remarkable and we are beyond excited to be in production and witnessing Gerry, Ric and Basil doing their thing. If it’s not the end, I’m excited that we can possibly live on and do more.” Stephen Strachan, Film Commissioner at Film AlUla, added: “We are thrilled to officially start production on Kandahar , and welcome the production to the visually stunning county of AlUla. A lot of the lines were written by her, and so much of the character grew out of who Jonshel was," he said.

With such a notable filmmaking team behind the production, it is an incredible opportunity for us to showcase not only the captivating, varied landscapes of AlUla, but also our local crews and talent that are being utilised by production. Read More About:. We are excited to be able to showcase AlUla to global audiences around the world, and to open the doors to the region as a world-class filming destination.” Ric Roman Waugh most recently directed STX’s upcoming feature National Champions , starring Stephan James, JK Simmons, Uzo Aduba, Tim Blake Nelson, and Timothy Olyphant." After graduating high school, Alexander, the youngest of three children, worked as a hostess in restaurants and dedicated herself to the care of her 1-year-old daughter, De-vynne Robinson, per the Times-Picayune. Fazal is repped by Julian Belfrage Associates, Bowery Artists and Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof + Fishman. Negahban is repped by Innovative Artists and Weintraub, Tobin, Chediak, Coleman, Grodin.

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