Filming In The North West!
LIVERPOOL and Manchester have been used heavenly for big screen film
making by Bollywood for a ling time now, but not many Hollywood films have been
shot here. This new film being shot by
Marvel Entertainment International Ltd.
called "Captain America" is hoped to be the start of many more to
come. The last big Hollywood film shot in Liverpool was in 2001 called:-
If you do not know the story this
is what the latest film being shot is all about. Chris Evans plays
Captain America, aka, Steve Rogers. The Marvel Comic character Steve Rogers is too weak for
the army in World War II, but still wants to signing up and do his part for his
country. So to be able to do his part he enlists to become part of an experimental Super Soldier
program and becomes an iconic super hero. The program increases Steve Rogers abilities and his also gives
him his fabled shield making him into a weapon called Captain America. He
is then tasked to defeat Red Skull and the Nazis before disappearing. This
all American icon then goes on to protect the innocent from threats street-level to
From what we have found out in this film the enemy is
called HYDRA, an evil terrorist organization that Captain America must stop to
save the day, so as we are told... These pictures are of Chris Evans on the set
in Liverpool, with the fleet of American period cars on the Liverpool dock. This
sequence being shot is believed to be one of the main action set pieces, turning
the Victorian docks into 1940's New York. The work turning the area into the set
we have been told involves a massive 500 people, that is cast and crew! It
took over a year of planning and work on location started in August 2010.
We will bring you more soon...! But for now enjoy these shots
taken for us by Ian Fairbrother on the first day of shooting in Liverpool on 27
What will come of
Captain America now? We will just have to wait to it hits the
cinema! Well, we might give you a bit more down the line....
Have anyone seen any of the other
cast members in Southport, Formby or Liverpool. If you get a shot of them, email
IS YOUR BUSINESS AFFECTED BY A RENT RELATED PROBLEM?
based businesses have reporting an issue that could see many of them
closing for good. On the 27 September 2010 we got a call from
quite a few worried employees of businesses that are located in
buildings that had been owned by Ethel Austin Ltd. The firm acting
as the agent for one of the properties, Mason Owen have
shocked an award winning business that is just starting to
recovering from what they say as having been "year of hell."
As of yet, we have not got both sides of the story, despite our best
efforts, so we are delaying the publication of it. For now, if
you are affected by the administration of Ethel Austin Ltd. and its
legacy let us know. At this point we are attempting to get all
the information in, but it is not clear as to who is doing what or
who can talk. We will be bring you a report in next weeks issue, but
for now, if you are affected please contact our newsroom via
emailing. also if you know what is going on again please
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