47 Meters Down sequel filming near London

47 Meters DownA sequel to last year’s hit shark attack movie 47 Meters Down starts filming today, with the full schedule set to include multiple locations in south-east England.

The first film followed two sisters stranded on the Mexican seabed in a broken shark cage and their efforts to evade circling ocean predators. 

Filming on 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter is scheduled for water tank facilities at Pinewood Studios, The Underwater Studio in Basildon and at Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios. 

Johannes Roberts once again directs from a script he co-wrote with returning scribe Ernest Rivera. The movie is produced by The Fyzz Facility.

Pinewood’s UK facility offers a permanently-filled interior water tank as well as a more spacious exterior tank, while the company’s Dominican studio has a 60,500-sq-ft horizon water tank.

Shark attack movies are experiencing a resurgence in popularity following the success of The Meg and The Shallows, filmed in New Zealand and Australia respectively.

Image: Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures


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