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Filming on Krypton TV series set for Belfast…

June 7th, 2017 by Marc Comments

First Game of Thrones and now… Superman?

Well, sort of.

It looks like Krypton, the series that will tell the story of the House of El (that’s Superman’s family line), is set to be the first production filmed in the new £20m Belfast Harbour studios.

The SyFy show will go in front of the cameras later this summer and will star Cameron Cuffe.

The complex, which was built on an eight-acre site on the north foreshore of Belfast Lough, includes two film studios, workshops and production offices.

 

This is awesome news for Northern Ireland and is right on our doorstep here at FTN. We’ll be watching this one with great interest as it will also star NI actor – and Game of Thrones star – Ian McElhinney as Cuffe’s grandfather.

The chief executive of NI Screen, Richard Williams, said: “We are delighted to welcome Warner Horizon to Northern Ireland.

“This cements our position as a world-class filming location with a local and highly skilled crew-base with vast experience.”

We always knew Belfast and its surrounding areas were unique… but we never classified them as alien before now.

Krypton is likely to arrive on earth TV screens sometime in 2018.

Source: BBC

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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