Three Amazing Shooting Locations of Expendables Film Franchise
If you are a big fan of the Expendables Film Franchise, you must know that there are several places outside of the United States where the filming took place. Here are three filming locations that you could put in your travelling bucket list.
– Rio de Janeiro
The First Expendables took the filming location in Rio de Janeiro as well as other parts in Brazil such as Mangaratiba, Niteroi, Guanabara Bay, and Parque Lage. Rio de Janeiro or also simply known as Rio is located in Southeast of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is well known as a part of World Heritage Site by UNESCO as a Cultural Landscape. The famous landmarks and tourists’ site in Rio De Janeiro including Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado which is a landmark mountain offering panoramic views and Iconic Christ Statue, Christ the Redeemer.
The Filming of Expendables 2 and 3 took place in Bulgaria such as Plovdiv, Sofia and Bansko. Plovdiv is well known as the second-largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia. The scenes where they have car chases, explosions and shooting scenes were taken in the airport in Plovdiv. The film production also took place in Lake Ognyanovo where Kun Liu, a 26-year-old stuntman died because of the accident happened during the filming. When the filming took place in Devetashka Cave, many Bulgarian environmentalists complained that the filming has endangered species that lived in the Cave.
There are many tourist sites that you can visit in Sofia, the capital of Balkan Nation, Bulgaria such as National Historical Museum, Banya Bashi Mosque, Boyana Church and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. If you visit Plovdiv, you could also visit many historical sites such as the old town, Ancient Theater of Philippopolis, Plovdiv Roman Stadium, Dzhumaya Mosque or Nebet Tepe. In Bulgaria also have SBOBET casino that know have the most magnificent and famous building in the world. There many tourist visit and play to try their luck on the casino table.
– Hong Kong
In Expendables 2, there are scenes of Yin Yang played by Jet Li in Hong Kong. The reason why they did the filming in Hong Kong because Jet Li need to work for another film at the same time as Expendables 2 Film Production. There are many things that you can do if you want to explore Hong Kong such as Tsim Sha Tsui vibrant nightlife, Victoria Peak or Tin Tan Buddha. Not only famous for its major port or skyscraper buildings, but Hong Kong is also famous for its culinary.
The Expendables 4 is believed to start the filming production in April 2019 and likely to be filmed in Bulgaria again. Since many fans of Expendables also come from China, there is also a rumour that filming could take place in China.