Tommy Wirkola (supplied)

Victoria’s reputation as a global hub for screen production continues to shine with cameras set to roll next month on a major new feature film from Sony Pictures.

Minister for Creative Industries Colin Brooks has announced that the new thriller – yet to be given its title – will be filmed at Docklands Studios Melbourne and on location around Victoria over the coming months.

From producers Adam McKay and Kevin Messick of HyperObject Industries (Don’t Look Up and Succession), the film is written and directed by Norwegian filmmaker Tommy Wirkola (Violent Night, Dead Snow). 

Adam McKay (image: IMDB)

The movie is set to inject more than $30 million into the Victorian economy, generating almost 700 job opportunities for Victorians, including employing 11 locals in Head of Department roles.

Sony Pictures has a long history of collaborating with Victoria’s screen industry. In 2005, the studio’s feature film Ghost Rider, starring Nicolas Cage, was the first international production to shoot at Docklands Studios Melbourne. 

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