Madeira will serve as a backdrop for part of the new Star Wars television series | Star Wars

Madeira will serve as the setting for part of a new television series Star Wars, confirmed PÚBLICO. A lot of equipment is already on the Portuguese island, as reported by the Madeira Newspaper. A Antenna 1 Wood details that filming will take place in areas of the south and north coast. A regional road will close between the 11th and 14th of March due to the filming of the “series with international notoriety and of strategic interest for the region”, according to the Regional Directorate of Roads, and everything indicates that it is the production of the series The Acolyte.

With the film production of saga Star Wars in reorganization, Lucasfilm and its parent company Disney’s biggest investment is in the series, more precisely for its platform of streaming Disney+. It’s meant for her The Acolytewhose filming began in October last year in London and which should now pass through Madeira. the footage of The Acolyte also passed through Wales.

PÚBLICO knows that the shooting has executive production on the ground, that is to say that other national or European companies are doing the field work, and that prospecting began a few years ago, and since January there have already been moves in Madeira to set up the structure. The Acolyte is one of two productions star Wars known to be currently filming – the other is the second season of Andor, In London. The series, created by one of the authors of poker faceNetflix’s Leslye Headland is set about a century before the events of Episode I – The Phantom Menace and features Amandla Stenberg and Lee Jung-jae as protagonists.

After filming series like House of the Dragonfrom HBO, in the village of Monsanto or Fast and Furious 10, in the north of mainland Portugal, it’s Madeira’s turn to be the destination for major international productions. Since 2018, there has been an effort by various entities to promote Madeira as a filming destination, from the Madeira Film, Television and Multimedia Association to regional and national entities. Questions addressed by PÚBLICO to various bodies, from the Portugal Film Commission to the Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Culture, within which the Madeira Film Commission operates, remained unanswered until the time of publication of this article. Also Disney in Portugal could not confirm the information.

A public notice from the Regional Directorate of Roads in Madeira revealed this Thursday that regional road 214, on the section between Quinta do Lorde and Rotunda Baía d’Abra, will be without traffic between the 11th and 14th of this month due to “filming of series of international notoriety”. Antena 1 Madeira reported Wednesday that Star Wars “landed” in Madeira and indicates that the team will be on the island until the end of the month. O Madeira Newspaper also reported this Thursday that 40 containers with rolling materials, from equipment rented to the Portuguese company Showreel to trucks for catering, arrived on the island.

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