22-05-2015

Visitors 3 Shooting in Prague

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Jean Reno and Christian Clavier in Visitors from 1993 Jean Reno and Christian Clavier in Visitors from 1993

PRAGUE: The third sequel of the extremely popular French film Les Visiteurs produced by Gaumont is shooting in Prague through 1 June 2015.

The film is co-produced by Ouille Productions (France), Nexus Factory (Belgium) and Prague based Okko Production.

Visitors 3 takes place during the French Revolution, starting where the previous film ended. Jean Reno and Christian Clavier reprise their antihero roles as of knight Godefroy the Hardy and his servant Jacquasse the Crass. Franck Dubosc, Karin Viard, Ary Abittan, Sylvie Testud, Frédérique Bel, Marie-Anne Chazel and Alex Lutz are also in the cast. The Czech cast includes Marek Vašut, Zuzana Skalníková and Eva Larvoire. The 25m EUR production is directed by Jean-Marie Poire, who directed the previous two films.

The shooting in the Czech Republic started 16 April at castles of Pernštejn, Kutná Hora, Kačina, Kokořín and will continue at Barrandov Studios till 1 June. Estimated Czech spent is 130m CZK (4.7m EUR), and the film is supported by the Cinematography Fund, Czech Republic.

The release of Visitors 3 is expected in April 2016. The first, original film from 1993 topped the French box office with 20 million spectators and was distributed in more than 20 territories, including the USA.