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New Sci Fi Movie to be filmed At Carrickfergus Castle

Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has said he hopes news that a new science fiction movie will be filmed at Carrickfergus Castle will act as a spur for attracting more tourists to the Castle and to East Antrim in general. A new science fiction-based movie produced by Mark Huffam, called ‘Our Robot Overlords’ will be filmed at Carrickfergus Castle. ‘Game of Thrones’ continues has been filmed at several East Antrim locations including Mageramorne and Cairncastle. A second series of BBC crime drama The Fall will be filmed in Northern Ireland, and Universal’s Studios have announced that it is going to make a new version of ‘Dracula’ in Northern Ireland Speaking during question time yesterday, Mr Beggs said: “I welcome the news that some will benefit from the fantastic heritage of Carrickfergus Castle, but many believe that Carrickfergus and, indeed, Northern Ireland is not fully benefiting from the tourist potential that … Continue reading

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