According to the Liverpool Echo, St. George’s Hall in Liverpool, among other locations, will be used to film scenes from the upcoming Fantastic Beasts movie.
Liverpool is the only non-studio location that Warner Bros. Pictures is using for the film, with shooting starting soon at key city centre locations.
Crew were spotted prepping at sites including St George’s Hall, which was screened off with huge metal fences, and near the Three Graces over the past few weeks.
David Heyman said: “We are thrilled to be bringing Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them to Liverpool, a city which has such fond memories for me.
“The architecture in this beautiful city works perfectly for our film, set in 1920s New York, and I know we will receive a very warm welcome.”
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Also note that this shoot will be the only location filming.
Filming for Fantastic Beasts has been underway since late August.
According to a Liverpool city council spokeswoman, 530 cast and crew will be involved in the scenes being shot in St George’s Hall, The Three Graces and Mersey waterfront. Filming is due to take place between October 17th & October 25th.
Photos of the on-going construction/fitting of props, can be seen below:
It is interesting to note the second image of a sign which reads “Wedding Guests to Registrar’s Office” – could this be a sign for extras & means there will be a wedding scene in the movie? Or is it simply for a real-life wedding at the Registry Office in St George’s Hall?
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