James Bond Studio Pinewood Shepperton Announces U.S. Expansion

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He’s one of the most British film icons there is, but James Bond could have a new American home, after the studio behind the franchise, the UK’s Pinewood Shepperton, revealed that it is to expand to the USA for the first time.

According to the BBC, Pinewood has revealed that it will be building its first sound stages south of Atlanta, Georgia on a complex that will be take up some 288 acres in a joint venture with US investment company River Rock. It’s the latest stage in an expansion that’s also seen the studios make moves towards the Chinese film market, having recently signed a joint venture with a Chinese media group in the far east. Of the American move, the CEO of Pinewood, Ivan Dunleavy commented in a statement “Today’s agreement is another step forward for the Pinewood brand internationally. This new studio will target US productions. Georgia has excellent fiscal incentives and a great crew base. With River’s Rock we have a well resourced partner that is committed to building a first class studio facility.”

A statement from partner company River Rock said “We are tremendously excited to be creating a world class studio in the state of Georgia and are looking forward to working with Pinewood in the many years to come. The Pinewood brand is so well recognized in the global film industry and together there is a great opportunity to build an excellent facility that will attract the very best producers.”

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Daniel Craig can expect some trips to Atlanta in the next couple of years


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