Look: Ryan Reynolds has started filming in Abu Dhabi
The first official pictures of Ryan Reynolds in Abu Dhabi have been released…
Ryan Reynolds fans in the UAE should keep their eyes peeled, as the star is currently shooting his latest project in the capital.
The first official pictures from the 6 Underground shoot – Netflix’s biggest budget movie to date – have just been released by Abu Dhabi media hub twofour54, which is working closely with the film’s production team.
The photos show Reynolds alongside action director Michael Bay, producer Ian Bryce, and actress Adria Arjona, with the Abu Dhabi skyline in the background.
New action film “#6Underground” featuring the one and only @vancityreynolds is now filming with us #inAbuDhabi, directed by the legend @MichaelBay. It’s great to see another #Hollywood production filmed at the Capital for Content Creators. pic.twitter.com/NLCLCj6xGl
— twofour54 Abu Dhabi (@2454abudhabi) November 13, 2018
More than 300 cast and crew will spend 30 days in the UAE, shooting in Abu Dhabi, Liwa desert, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.
Reynolds seems to be enjoying his time here already. In a statement provided to The National, he said: “Shooting in Abu Dhabi is going to be one of the highlights of this production, although you’ll have to wait until the movie hits Netflix to find out why.
“We’ve only been here a few days so far, but the welcome from everyone has been amazing and I can’t wait to explore Abu Dhabi more.”
Bay added: “Abu Dhabi is a unique place to make a movie, with a lot of great looks. It’s got the diversity and architecture I need in front of the camera – plus the professional facilities, crew and infrastructure to back it up. I’m very excited to be shooting here over the next few weeks.”
The film, which has a whopping budget of US$125 million, also stars Dave Franco, Melanie Laurent, Corey Hawkins, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Ben Hardy.