On the set of Shark Week.
ELEUTHERA, Bahamas -
Almost a month of filming on Eleuthera with almost 30 cast and crew will result in
, another film made in the Bahamas by a Los Angeles production team.
Craig Woods, Bahamas Film and Tel
pointed out that the Bahamas has had success in attracting many
large-scale studio films. However, he said, this latest production
demonstrated that smaller, independent films can also be valuable to the
country as a film location.
Director Christopher Ray said interesting caves in Eleuthera first attracted his team to the island.
once we got here, we realized
the ocean, the people, everything else has been a great experience,” he said.
Although the production presented several unexpected challenges, Ray was certain that the final film would be a good one.
“We’ve seen some of the footage already
and the place is gorgeous
,” he said
So it is going to pay off for us in the end.”
The film from Asylum Productions stars Peter Bergin (
with the Enemy, Patriot Games
) and Yancy Butler (
Lake Place 3, Drop Zone, Hard Target
story centers on a mad man who imprisons a group of people on an island
and places them through a series of challenges involving dangerous
line producer, pointed out that the beauty of the beaches and t
he water turned out to be a bonus
to the fascinating cave
s they knew they would find on El
Apart from filming, he also enjoyed snorkeling while taking a break from work.
went over to Rainbow Bay and jumped in the water and went snorkeling,”
he said. “Normally, in most places you go, you have to take a boat and
go out to the reefs. But we were able to snorkel right around the
cliffs. We saw coral
all kinds of different species of fish and grouper and stingrays and lobsters
and it was just amazing.”
Williams pointed out that the team also ended up filming a scene at the bar at the Rainbow Inn on Eleuthera. It is a scene
that Eleutherans can look forward to seeing
in the movie, he said.
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