Filming Locations: Where is Watchmen filmed? The castle and the real city of HBO's series

Watchmen filming Tulsa
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Who watches the Watchmen? The highly anticipated television series is based on the DC Comics graphic novel from the genius of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. The action is taking place in a dystopian alternate reality where superheroes changed the course of history since they emerged in the 1940s.

The main characters are played by Jeremy Irons as Adrian Veidt (aka Ozymandias), Regina King as Angela Abar (Sister Night), Tim Blake Nelson as Wade Tillman (Looking Glass), Don -Miami Vice- Johnson as Chief Judd Crawford and Jean Smart as Laurie Blake, the FBI agent member of the Anti-Vigilante Task Force.

The series is set in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Watchmen was filmed in several towns in Georgia including Atlanta, and also in Wales (UK). We will be updating this report with more filming locations on the HBO show every week:

Watchmen castle
Adrian's mansion was filmed in the Penrhyn Castle in Bangor, Wales (United Kingdom). This old fortress was transformed into a Neo-Norman manor house after several reconstructions between the 17th and 18th centuries.
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Watchmen House
This magnificent National Trust property, with views over the gorgeous Snowdonia National Park, provided the exterior and all interiors for the series. Penrhyn Castle was recreated in a 3D model for use in CGI scenes in some episodes. Image courtesy of HBO and Andrew Smith


Watchmen city
The opening massacre scene was filmed in Cedartown Main Street (Polk County).
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Watchmen city
Several scenes were filmed in Decatur in East Court Square. Sister Night's hideout, The Milk and Hanoi Bakery is also located nearby. Image courtesy of HBO and Google Maps


Watchmen graveyard
The graveyard scenes were shot at the historic Decatur Cemetery.
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Watchmen shooting location
The street fair in Hoboken in 1985 from episode 5 was shot in Newnan (Washington St, between Brown St and West Court Square). Image courtesy of HBO and Google Maps


Greenwood location
Local chanel 13WMAZ reported that the series was filming in several streets in downtown Macon. The black-and-white episode 6 'This Extraordinary Being', taking place in 1938 in New York City, was shot here. Pictured, the Capitol Theater where the riot broke out. Image courtesy of HBO and Google Maps


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