Scenes from an American action movie are starting to be filmed in Piran today, which will lead to occasional street closures until October 4. The municipality of Piran does not provide any information, as it is a trade secret until the end of the filming. But it is clear that it is the movie Our Man from Jersey (Our man from Jersey) with Halle Berry and Mark Wahlberg in the main roles.
A week ago, the municipality of Piran called on the residents to show “a tremendous amount of understanding and support”. In the city center, in the next two weeks, traffic will be closed from time to time due to the filming of dangerous stunt scenes.
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Until the fourth of October, information about the shooting remains a secret
What Piran will get in return for this will be announced after October 4, the municipality promises. As they say, they are under contract not to release anything until then. Unofficially, the information has been in the public domain for some time, also because a large film crew arrived in Piran from nearby Trieste.
British director Julian Farino is creating an action thriller called Our Man from Jersey for the online platform Netflix. They play the main roles Halle Berrywinner of the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002, JK Simmonswinner of the 2015 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and Mark Wahlberg, which received a nomination for a golden statuette. They are still acting in the film Jackie Earle Haley, Jessica De Gouw and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.
Hired a large number of extras
Production company Pakt media hired a large number of extras. A total of approximately 1,200 people are expected to participate in the filming in Piran.
The film crew rented a large part of the Fornače parking lot, it was supposed to be about 200 spaces. Residents should even pay for alternative parking spaces in the neighboring garage. The creators also filled elite tourist accommodations in Piran and Portorož.
Complete closures of individual streets are expected to last 15 minutes each. Film crews will be active on Cankarjev nabrežje, Kidričev nabrežje and Dantejeva street between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and on other streets and squares between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. They will not work on weekends.
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