Quantcast
20,000 Leagues to shoot in Australia - FLIXIST
  Upgrade your membership



20,000 Leagues to shoot in Australia


2:00 PM on 02.15.2013
20,000 Leagues to shoot in Australia photo



David Fincher’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo has been offered a tax incentive to film in Australia by its government. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Australian government is offering Disney a 30 percent location rebate worth about AUS $20 million. Disney executives were to meet with the federal arts minister Simon Crean to finalize the details of their incentive before the studio gives the green light for the production.

The 30 percent incentive is rather high because it sits at 16.5 percent normally for foreign productions. The Wolverine was provided with a 30 percent incentive in what was supposed to be a one-time incentive. Now it seems that locations marketing agency Ausfilm is lobbying the government to keep it permanently at 30 percent to increase the incentive to film in Australia.

If Disney goes through with this, this is will become the most expensive production to date in Australia.

[via The Hollywood Reporter]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.



Trailer: Wish You Were Here photo
Trailer: Wish You Were Here
7:00 PM on 03.28.2013


Review: Wake in Fright photo
Review: Wake in Fright
10:00 AM on 01.15.2013


Trailer: Wake in Fright photo
Trailer: Wake in Fright
8:00 AM on 09.24.2012


Trailer: Fugu & Tako photo
Trailer: Fugu & Tako
6:00 PM on 05.16.2012


Review: The Hunter photo
Review: The Hunter
10:00 AM on 04.06.2012


Interview: Willem Dafoe photo
Interview: Willem Dafoe
12:00 PM on 04.05.2012














More Australia













View all Australia





Back to Top


Advertising on Flixist is available: Please contact them to learn more