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Where is Riverdale Filmed?

Welcome to a town where everything looks perfect, but nothing is as it seems - nope, we are not yet returning to Twin Peaks. Instead we are talking about Riverdale, the adventures of Archie and his gang, based on a darker version of the old American comic book.

The new CW Network series develop the story of a murder mystery that Archie, Betty, Veronica and friends may try to sort out. The cast is led by young actors K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes.

Riverdale was filmed in Vancouver and British Columbia. Already before the premiere, members of the crew are warning us that the show is set to be visually stunning. Contains no spoilers!

Where was Riverdale Filmed

Where was Emerald City Filmed?

The new NBC series have been described as a dark version of The Wizard of Oz combined with Game of Thrones. Certainly, it seems true enough that producers spent a good slice of the budget travelling to multiple locations across different European countries, like the big hit of HBO's usually does.

The story starts when a quite a grown-up Dorothy from Kansas is caught in a storm, ending up in a parallel kingdom of sex, magic and violent knights. The cast doesn't have any well known actors, and is led by Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Vincent D'Onofrio.

Emerald City was primarily filmed in Spain, Croatia and Hungary. The show is a visually gorgeous trip to magnificient filming locations, accompanied by some interesting steampunk stuff and Art Nouveau forms. No spoilers ahead!

Emerald City Location

Where was Taboo Filmed?

The new co-production of the BBC aired by FX channel is a dark period drama starring Mad Max: Fury Road Tom Hardy. Set in 1814, this fictional story takes the viewer to the darkest nineteenth-century England, in a world where the powerful East India Company ruled some of the most profitable private business of the British Empire.

James Keziah Delaney is a mysterious adventurer returning from Africa where he was presumed dead, to claim his family heritage. The plot of Taboo is an idea of the actor Tom Hardy, who wrote the script with his father and Steven Knight, the creator of Peaky Blinders.

Taboo was filmed around London in some historic homes and other places that make this production remarkably interesting, regarding the filming locations. We will be updating and improving often this report, at the same time that we try not to include any spoilers:

Taboo Filming Locations

Where was Silence filmed?

The new film of Martin Scorsese is an old project that he was trying to turn into a movie since the early 1990s. Silence is based in a novel that thanks to the work of the film director of Taxi driver, can be turned into a cinema masterpiece.

Visually beautiful and inspired by the natural world, this story about belief and spirituality is following the way of two Portuguese missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) facing a dangerous test of faith. In a country where Christianity was banned, the two members of the Jesuit order are looking for their mentor (Liam Neeson) who disappeared after committing apostasy.

Although the original Shusaku Endo’s book is set in 17th century Japan, Silence was entirely filmed in Taiwan:

Silence Locations

Where was The OA filmed?

The series that came out of nowhere. When the trailer was released, only four days before the premiere of The OA on December 16, almost nothing was known about this intriguing Netflix original production.

The project is a story written by Brit Marling, performing also the starring role, and Zal Batmanglij who also directed all the episodes. As usual, we try to keep the spoilers at bay as much as possible, and we will refrain from commenting on the plot. We highly recommend watching this show, specially if you enjoyed Stranger Things.

Only a few filming locations are still a mystery that we hope to sort out soon, as more details about this first season are revealed. The OA was filmed in New York and in some places around it, in La Havana (Cuba), Russia and Iceland:

The Original Angel

Where was La La Land filmed?

La La Land has been filmed entirely in Los Angeles and its surroundings. The movie is a wonderful homage to the entertainment capital of the world and is full of references to the classic movies that made it great.

Director Damien Chazelle spent nearly a year editing a movie that has many scenes filmed in one take. He had the idea of filming in places with a touch retro. Also this romantic musical was shot using the old school wide-screen style, CinemaScope.

The actors, our favourite driver Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone (Birdman), are no Broadway performers. They had to do their best to reduce mistakes when dancing for the long uninterrupted takes. Additionally, some of the sequences had to be filmed during a specific time in the day, to catch the beautiful light of the sunset or the blue hour.

We have reunited here more than 17 locations, but bear on mind that La La Land was filmed in more than 60 places in L.A. Also we keep spoilers to a minimum, just in case:

La la land Filming locations

Where was Assassin's Creed filmed?

The new movie based on the famous Ubisoft franchise is not based on any existing video game. The plot, as well as its characters, is completely original. Callum Lynch (played by Michael Fassbender) can get into the skin of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerja, thanks to a technology that unlocks genetic memories. Aguilar was a member of the mysterious Secret Order of Assassins and possessor of great skills, that can be used to fight the powerful Templar organization.

This ambitious adaptation has been directed by Australian Justin Kurzel, who put an special effort in shooting on location as much as possible, and using practical effects instead of creating stuff on a computer. The film is also starring Jeremy Irons, Brian Gleeson, Marion Cotillard, and the Spaniards Javier GutiƩrrez and Carlos Bardem.

Assassin's Creed has been filmed in Malta, Spain and in the Pinewood Studios in England. The story takes place in the present day and in the 15th century Spanish city of Seville:

Assassin's Creed filming locations

 
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