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Star Wars: A Rogue One scene filmed in Iceland

In Focus: Iceland Is Too Expensive For Hollywood

Icelandic landscape has become prominent in a lot of film blockbusters and television series. A key part of the nation’s recovery from the 2008 financial crisis was an influx of foreign investment, driven by a weaker currency. This made it possible for a lot of high profile Hollywood projects to...

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson.

Icelandic Actors in Fantastic Beasts 2

By greta

Icelandic actors Ingvar E. Sigurðsson and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson will appear in the second instalment of the Fantastic beasts and Where to Find Them series.

Baltasar Kormákur during filming for Trapped

RVK Studios to Establish Movie Village

Reykjavík City Council today unanimously voted in favor of selling a large plot and industrial buildings to director Baltasar Kormákur’s production company to set up a Hollywood-style studio lot.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson.

Icelandic Actor in Favor with Spielberg

Steven Spielberg was so set on having Icelandic actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson play in his upcoming summer Disney adventure, The BFG, that he didn’t even need to audition. “He just contacted me out of the blue,” Ólafur Darri says.

a director shooting a film

Icelander up for Golden Globe

Icelander Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for A Golden Globe award for his music in the film The Theory of Everything. He says it is very pleasing that his work with the film’s director should have led to such an honor. The film has been nominated for four Golden Globes.