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Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds to shoot a movie in Croatia

By  Mar 05, 2019

Some of the greatest Hollywood celebrities: Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds, will come to Croatia to film the sequel to the successful action movie from 2017 "The Hitman's Bodyguard" – reported by Glas Istre.

The information was confirmed to them by the Mayor of Rovinj, Marko Paliaga, who said that the city has already issued the necessary permits for the filming of the newest Hollywood spectacle. According to the permits, the filming starts at the beginning of April and will last for the whole month!

Glas Istre writes that a big film crew will come to Rovinj and stay at the best Maistra Hotels. It is assumed that part of them will sleep in Lone and part in the new Grand Park Hotel. However, it is unknown where the biggest stars of the film will be located, but it is certain that they will have a special treatment with the highest level of service. The Mayor of Rovinj has also revealed to Glas Istre that a film camp will be built for shooting purposes.

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All star line up for latest Hitman flick 

The Hitman’s Bodyguard was a great success for Lionsgate, since their budget was 30 million dollars and they earned – 175 million. The sequel, which will be entitled The Hitman's Wife Bodyguard, is already attracting a lot of attention and will be a great promotion for Croatia as a filming location. Just recently it was announced that one more action star is added to the cast: Frank Grillo, known from the movies such as The Purge: Anarchy, The Grey, and Warrior.

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Rovinj offers stunning backdrops - Photo Pixabay 

It has been confirmed to The Dubrovnik Times by a source that shooting of this latest Croatian-located Hollywood blockbuster will begin on the 4th of April this year. Although the exact location of the filming is still unknown, however Rovinj and the surrounding region offer a multitude of different locations for the production team.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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