South Africa is now a favorite destination for movie production crews shooting place throughout the past couple of decades. However while Cape Town and its environs are utilized for high marketing shoots and stills productions for several decades, it’s relatively recently that the huge film productions have begun utilizing South Africa frequently as a prime setting for films starring large box office attractions like Halle Berry, Denzel Washington and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Halle Berry continues to be at Cape Town recently filming Dark Tide, a thriller on a diving teacher and intimate encounters with whales. Filmed at Simon’s Town at the cold Cape winter, Halle Berry nevertheless manages to sport a cherry regardless of the cold.
Blood Diamond, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and published in 2006, has been filmed largely in South Africa, despite being put in Sierra Leone, largely due to the exceptional infrastructure accessible here encouraging this dimension of movie production.
Rumours are now rife concerning another James Bond movie being filmed in South Africa. Carte Blanche, that will be Jeffrey Deaver’s recently launched Bond book, is placed in and around Cape Town for a lot of its narrative and speculation has been filmed next year to release the next year. Nevertheless that is an unconfirmed rumour, although fascinating for Cape Town movie buffs and because of its possible increase to the tourist sector that may well come in the reflected glamour of 007 enjoying cocktails, shaken not stirred, at high Cape Town hotels!
While the feeling of urban deterioration, and subject of aliens commissioned through an unsympathetic authorities, is not likely to attract tourists off, the creation was excellent news to the South African film market.
If you are not familiar with the films mentioned, there’s full movies online for free without downloading in Fresh Online Movies. Overall, South Africa and specifically Cape Town are nicely around the map when it concerns the global movie business, with world class infrastructure behind those mega productions.