Filming of Nicole Kidman’s Viking drama The Northman is lower back on track as creation resumes on wooden village in Northern Ireland… after COVID-19 pandemic forcedUpdated:12:53 GMT, 18 July 2020
Nicole Kidman’s upcoming Viking drama The Northman is back on course to head earlier than cameras this year, after the COVID-19 pandemic pressured delays in production.
The big price range US project became because of start filming on County Antrim’s scenic Torr Head earlier this year, however coronavirus halted manufacturing.
Fresh pictures display progress made on the construction of a wood village set, a short distance from the expansive Atlantic swell, over latest weeks.
Back: Nicole Kidman’s Viking drama The Northman is returned on course to move before cameras this 12 months, after the COVID-19 pandemic pressured delays in production. Pictured in January
Local councillor Cara McShane stated: ‘It is a privilege that we stay in which we do and it is great to peer more and more of the media industry the use of this far flung area.’
The Northman is set in Iceland on the flip of the tenth century and is directed by Robert Eggers.
Dracula star Claes Bang formerly stated it is complicated and miserable no longer understanding while production on movie and tv can be able to resume amid the pandemic.
Pandemic: The massive price range US mission turned into because of start filming on County Antrim’s scenic Torr Head earlier this year, however coronavirus halted production
Construction: Fresh pix show progress made on the development of a timber village set, a brief distance from the expansive Atlantic swell, over current weeks
The Danish actor changed into in Northern Ireland preparing to shoot The Northman, which additionally features Alexander Skarsgard and Willem Dafoe, earlier than manufacturing become close down and lockdown was brought.
Industry development body Northern Ireland Screen has said there have been thousands and thousands of US bucks inside the manufacturing finances and hundreds of crew.
McShane represents the Torr Head location on Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, and said the network became pleased with the natural splendor on its doorstep.
She brought: ‘It is testament to the strong background that this vicinity presents.’
Setting: The Northman is ready in Iceland in the tenth century and is directed with the aid of Robert Eggers
Stars: The Northman additionally functions screen stars (L-R) Alexander Skarsgard and Willem Dafoe
Big finances: Industry development frame Northern Ireland Screen has stated there had been millions of US greenbacks within the manufacturing budget and loads of group
McShane stated that neighborhood humans had a remarkable love of the panorama and displayed generosity of spirit in permitting its use for filming.
She stated: ‘It is also an possibility to showcase this region on a international level and we’ve visible the advantages on offer of display screen tourism, where people come to the places where films are produced.
‘That is a positive spin-off economically for the location attracting an increasing number of people.’
Dozens of productions have been suspended due to the pandemic. They also blanketed the hit BBC collection Line Of Duty.
Northern Ireland’s innovative industry has been building on the outstanding success of fable drama collection Game Of Thrones, which became partly filmed there among 2011 and 2019.
Confusion: Dracula megastar Claes Bang previously stated it’s miles puzzling and miserable not understanding whilst production on movie and tv can be capable of resume amid the pandemic
Stunning: The Northern Ireland location is set to provide a breathtaking backdrop for the movie