Star Wars Set To Film In Ireland Yet Again!

Star Wars is once more set to take production in Irish waters. Get the lowdown here!

Lucasfilm has been granted even more permission by the Minister For Arts to begin a small shoot.
Lucasfilm production will film parts of Star Wars Episode IX on Skellig Michael off the coast of county Kerry.

image

Episode IX will be directed by Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow. With it being the second Star Wars film to be shot in Ireland, the Minister said the production will bring a massive boost to tourism in the area – with 20% flocking to the site of filming. It will also employ a major amount of workers for the small shoot.

image

This years Star Wars: The Force Awakens employed more than 70 locals for their shoot last year. The local community hope it will bring a massive economic boost to the region.

Star Wars Episode IX is due for release in 2019 with production seemingly starting today. Nerd out!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s