Santa Cruz de Tenerife has become, since last April, on a Hollywood set thanks to the arrival in the capital of the shooting of the film ‘Game of Thieves 2’. In the last days We have seen actors of the stature of Gerard Butler parade through our streets and just today, Tuesday May 9, it is striking how the capital has been transformed to host the filming.
from a new jewelry located where the store was located mr wonderful in the street of the Castleup to one Police booth at the intersection of Teobaldo Power and Imeldo Serís streets. The truth is that passers-by who do not know that it is the set of the film will feel very surprised by all the changes that take place in the main streets of the capital.
And these are just some of the novelties that there is today on the occasion of the filming and that are added to those of past weeks, such as the remodeling that the Bar La Capilla, on Salamanca street, suffered a few days ago, when it became a French bar and was called La Chapelle on the occasion of the filming and to the surprise of their regular customers.
The film ‘Game of Thieves 2’ is the second part of the production written and directed by Christian Gudegast and which has a cast of actors of the stature of Gerard Butler, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and 50 Centamong others.
According to the description on the Sensacine website, the film’s plot follows Donnie as he tries to escape after a diamond exchange with a former mobster from the “Pink Panther” clan goes awry. Knowing how dangerous this mobster is, Nick O’Brien leaves his family in Los Angeles to pursue Donnie across Europe. The chase takes them through various destinations, including Belgium, Marseille, and Montenegro.
Other Hollywood filming in Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife continues to be an attractive location for international film productions with a high potential for box office success. In fact, a few weeks ago it was reported in DIARIO DE AVISOS than Hollywood superstarsJoaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara will also shoot a movie on the island called ‘The Island’. Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, it will be a dramatic thriller based on true events about a 1930s American couple who build their own private paradise on a deserted island.
The presence of big names in the film industry in the region not only represents an opportunity for the island and its inhabitants, but can also have a significant impact on tourism and the local economy. In addition, it is one more example of the attractiveness that Tenerife has for the film industry, with a variety of landscapes and natural settings that have been used in numerous productions.