Turkish press confirms Istanbul shooting schedule, local details|
The Hurriyet Daily News
has confirmed the 'Skyfall' shooting schedule for Istanbul, covered on MI6 News yesterday.
According to the paper, preparation work begins on "April 16th, an Eminönü street will be closed to traffic and pedestrians for three weeks. The production company will pay the owners of shops on the street 750 Turkish Liras a day to cover their three-week loss. The owners will open their shops but will not be able to make sales."
Permission for the shooting has been obtained from the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Culture and Tourism Ministry, Istanbul Governors Office and Fatih Municipality. The film team is expected to arrive in the city on April 30th. The shooting will continue until May 6th.
In addition to some of the popular attractions previously confirmed for 'Skyfall' action, such as the Mısır Çarşısı (Egyptian Bazaar) and Yeni Camii (New Mosque), other locations will include the Old Post Office, Bankacılar Avenue, Sultanhamam, Balat Kiremit Avenue and the Grand Bazaar .
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