Spielberg Takes Over Birmingham!


Ignoring the fact that out of literally anywhere in the world, Brum was chosen as the most ideal place to shoot a post-apocalyptic film – how amazing is it that legendary Hollywood director, Steven Spielberg is right here in our city?!

Ignoring the fact that out of literally anywhere in the world, Brum was chosen as the most ideal place to shoot a post-apocalyptic film – how amazing is it that legendary Hollywood director, Steven Spielberg is right here in our city?!

The genius behind ET, Jaws, Schlinder’s List, Catch Me If You Can, Jurassic Park, Twister and Indiana Jones (to name a few) has currently swapped Hollywood for the Jewellery Quarter, as filming for his new movie Ready Player One gets underway here in Birmingham!

Although it’s reported that the team behind the film are encouraging people not to share images on social media until 2018, Twitter has been absolutely crazy with pic’s, videos and updates as the iconic director lays down the foundation of his new film.

Here’s a few of our fave shots that are doing the rounds across Twitter…

If you've popped down to the JQ or Digbeth, then you've make some time over the next few days. Get down there and witness a little bit of history...and the future, 'cos it's a snapshot of how our city might look in like 50 years time!