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Three Universal Studio series to shoot in Queensland

Three Universal Studio series to shoot in Queensland

Dwayne Johnson in ‘Jumanji: The Next Level.’

An international drama created by Matchbox Pictures and two high-profile NBCUniversal US series will shoot in Queensland, spending at least $143 million, thanks to the Federal Government’s Location Incentive program.

Employing more than 1,000 local cast and crew and 2,000 extras, the Universal Studio Group productions will shoot back-to-back over the next 18 months at the Screen Queensland Studios in Brisbane and on locations in South East Queensland and Far North Queensland.

In addition, the series will spend more than $6.5 million on VFX, drawing on the creativity and innovation of Australia’s post-production houses.

The government is allocating $19.5 million to the productions, the first to take advantage of the $400 million boost to the Location Incentive designed to create a pipeline of international projects over the next seven years.

Screen Queensland is supporting the trio through the Queensland government’s Production Attraction Strategy.

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