PRODUCTiON: Captain Phillips Filming in Malta

By FNE Staff

    Sony Pictures Entertainment is in Malta filming Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, through the end of May.

    According to Malta's film commissioner (www.mfc.com.mt) Peter Busuttil, shooting will take place at the Mediterranean Film Studios (www.mfsstudios.com), at Malta ports, and on a tanker in the seas surrounding Malta.

    The Malta Independent quotes Busuttil as saying that along with Captain Phillips and the Italian series Come un delfino, Malta is also hosting a Russian film, Fort Ross, and is expecting a children's film by the end of April.