Across The Capital
Amy Anderson, Entertainment Correspondent
Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Halle Berry are the latest Hollywood stars to film scenes for their new movie in Scotland. Hot on the heels of Brad Pitt’s departure from Glasgow, the A-list pair arrived in town earlier this week to shoot scenes for the upcoming feature-film Cloud Atlas. Hugh Grant, Susan Sarandon and Ben Wishaw are amongst the star studded cast.
Passers-by have been left fascinated and confused as Douglas Street in Glasgow became 1970’s San Fransisco and The City Chambers in Edinburgh a 1930’s Cambridge hotel. Crowds of fans yesterday gathered to catch a glimpse of Monster Ball star Berry film a car crash scene in Glasgow’s city center.
The film is based on David Mitchell’s award-winning 2004 novel and is set to be released in cinemas next year. It is just one of a number of Hollywood productions that have had scenes shot in Scotland in the past two years, with Burke and Hare and One Day starring Anne Hathaway also shot in Scottish cities.
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