AUSTRALIA Gives $33.8m To Get THOR: LOVE & THUNDER and SHANG-CHI Filmed There

Simu Liu
Simu Liu
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Australia has signed a deal with the Walt Disney Company for the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder to film in the country in exchange for $16.7 million in subsidies, according to Variety. This is in addition to the $17.1m in subsidies Australia announced previously for an un-named Marvel Studios film - now revealed to be Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

This fourth Thor film is scheduled to be shot in the now Disney-owned Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia. The previous film, Thor: Ragnarok, was shot in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The Australian government projects Thor: Love and Thunder to contribute more than $124 million to th elocal economy.

 

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Shang-Chi is anticipated to begin filming first, with Thor: Love and Thunder scheduled to begin pre-production in March 2020 with filming to commence in August 2020.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is scheduled to hit theaters February 12, 2021, while Thor: Love and Thunder is set for November 5, 2021.

 

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