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Eddie Redmayne to Film 'The Day of the Jackal' Sequel in Croatia, Starting in Dubrovnik

Written by  Sep 19, 2023

Croatia is once again becoming a sought-after location for international productions, with renowned actor Eddie Redmayne joining the ranks of stars heading to the picturesque country for an upcoming project. According to reports from Novi list, the Oscar-winning English actor will be filming in various locations in Croatia, including the stunning region of Istria.

The production in question is none other than the sequel to the popular British series "The Day of the Jackal," based on the eponymous novel by Frederick Forsyth. Redmayne's involvement in the series is generating significant buzz in the entertainment world, adding a touch of star power to the project.

"The Day of the Jackal" series already boasts an impressive ensemble cast, including Lashana Lynch, Adam James, Scott Alexander Young, and Hans Peterson. The central storyline revolves around a plot to assassinate former French president Charles de Gaulle, orchestrated by a French dissident group that enlists the services of the enigmatic assassin known as "The Jackal."

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Eddie Redmayne, a name well-known to film enthusiasts and cinema-goers, achieved critical acclaim when he won an Academy Award for his masterful portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in the 2014 film "The Theory of Everything." He is also recognized by our readers for his roles in "Les Misérables" and the "Fantastic Beasts" franchise.

The filming of "The Day of the Jackal" in Croatia is scheduled to commence on September 27th, with locations spanning across the country. Rijeka, Pag, Dubrovnik, and the central Istrian region will serve as backdrops for this thrilling production.

Embassy Films Croatia is currently on the lookout for extras and supporting actors to join the cast. Those interested can find more information on their Facebook page. The producers have emphasized their commitment to staying true to the original source material, ensuring an exciting adaptation for fans of the novel and series alike.

As Eddie Redmayne brings his star power to the enchanting landscapes of Croatia, "The Day of the Jackal" promises to be a production that both showcases the country's beauty and captivates audiences worldwide. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting project!


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