Aegean town welcomes James Bond film team

Aegean town welcomes James Bond film team

MUĞLA - Doğan News Agency
Aegean town welcomes James Bond film team

Five tents, surrounded by iron fences, have been erected on the Koca Çalış beach. DHA photo

Filming for the latest installment of the James Bond movie series, “Skyfall,” has begun in Fethiye in the Aegean province of Muğla.

A team of 1,000 people are in town for the shooting and have erected five tents in an area surrounded by iron fences in Çalış Sörf Café on the Koca Çalış Beach.

Tight security measures have been taken around the area in which the film will be shooting. Security officials have been deployed on a hill overlooking the shooting location. Journalists and photographers were not allowed to enter the area.

Shooting for the film will continue on the Koca Çalış Beach for three days before the team moves to begin filming at the Fethiye Port between April 26 and 28. During filming cars will not be allowed to park on either side of Atatürk Street and in Karagözler neighborhood.