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Prague’s tourism and film professionals count on a boost from Spider-Man: Far From Home
Peter Parker (Tom Holland) on Charles Bridge. via Sony Pictures Entertainment

Prague’s tourism and film professionals count on a boost from Spider-Man: Far From Home

Prague has long been a destination for film production, offering incentives, cost-effective infrastructure and attractive locations. Spider-Man: Far From Home is one of the most expensive and high-profile international films to shoot extensively in Prague since 2004’s Hellboy or 2006’s Casino Royale. The film had its Czech premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and is now in wide release. Unlike many films shot here, Prague locations were used to depict Prague as itself, rather than some other city like Moscow or Vienna. Mission Impossible (1996) used Prague as Prague, while Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) had scenes shot in Prague but doubling for other cities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt9L1jCKGnE Scenes in Prague start at 1:58 into the trailer. Prague tourism officials are pleased that the film will help promote the city internationally. Spider-Man: Far From Home showcases the city as one of three main locales. The film also has big action scenes set in Venice and London, plus a few shots in New York, Berlin and other places. For Venice, Prague and London, the script stuck to already poplar tourist spots as the plot had Peter Parker (Tom Holland) and his classmates on a summer field trip. The film is…

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