Ilt Jones is a softly-spoken and unassuming man, originally from North Wales, now carving an enviable career as the go-to Location Manager for action. If your building, football stadium or casino needs blowing up, give him a call and he’ll put it in the movies.
Robin Hood is riding through far more than the glen for Ridley Scott’s latest epic, an action-packed account of the legend, involving sea landings, castles springing up in the woods of Surrey, and the wrong type of undergrowth. Scott called on Bill Darby, veteran of UK locations, for the film that will open this year’s Cannes Festival.
There is no denying that Joe Johnston’s The Wolfman had a rocky road to the silver screen, with a change in director just before principal photography, a spiralling budget and reshoots galore stretching over a year and a quarter.