New “Avatar,” “Wolverine,” ‘Alien” Shoot In April

A bunch of major 2017 releases are gearing up to begin production and today My Entertainment World has offered a breakdown of when these major tentpoles are going to shoot.

First up, Rupert Sanders’ live-action film adaptation of the celebrated anime “Ghost in the Shell” will reportedly begin production this month and will shoot in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Macau and Shanghai. It is slated to be released March 31st 2017.

“Fifty Shades Darker” also begins production this month in Vancouver before a Valentine’s Day 2017 release.

In early April, Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant” is aiming to begin production in April in Sydney ahead of an October 6th 2017 release.

The “Avatar” sequel is targeting a mid-late April start of filming in New Zealand. James Cameronhelms the project which has Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, and Stephen Lang set to return.

Next, the third “Wolverine” film will begin shooting April 25th in New Orleans and New Mexico ahea of a March 3rd 2017 release.

Finally there’s Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner” sequel which is aiming to begin principal photography in July in the UK and Hungary.