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Where Was 'the Lost City' Filmed? Behind the Scenes of the New Movie

Lois Oladejo
May 11, 2022
03:15 P.M.
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The recently released movie "The Lost City," produced by the Nee brothers, who have proven to know their unions and the well-selected cast, has been given accolades. The locations of this highly picturesque were inquired about.

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The movie "The Lost City" by paramount pictures hit the screen this year and had its world premiere at the Southwest film festival on the 12th of March 2022. It can now be watched on Paramount+ as is seen on their Instagram page.

It's a story about an adventure writer who writes popular books and is also a recluse and recently wrote about a book with the picture of a handsome model on the cover.

Paramount Pictures President of Domestic Distribution Chris Aronson speaks about the "The Lost City" movie during Paramount Pictures Studios presentation at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon 2022, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 28, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Source: Getty Images

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WHERE TO WATCH THE LOST CITY

While she was on tour with her model trying to promote her book, attempts were made by the billionaire to kidnap her because he believed she could lead him to an ancient city's treasure, as she portrayed in her book.

The story takes us through the travails of the writer and her model in the jungle, how they try to outwit the billionaire, and how the model attempts to be the writer's real-life hero.

The movie featured in several scenic and charming locations, and questions abound as to where this movie was filmed.

Sandra Bullock and Daniel Radcliffe attend the UK Special Screening of "The Lost City" at Cineworld Leicester Square on March 31, 2022 in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

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WHERE WAS "THE LOST CITY" FILMING LOCATION?

After seeing the movie, the question on everyone's lips seemed to be, "where did they shoot this movie"? "The Lost City" was reportedly shot in the Dominican Republic. The movie's filming started in May and was wrapped up in August 2021.

One Specific location on the island where this movie was shot is Samaná, an attractive tourist town with its beautiful mountain range and the Samana province's capital.

Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, was another location. It is believed that the movie was filmed around and about the capital. This location is distinguished for its ancient buildings and structures dating as far back as the 1500s.

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Sandra Bullock at the UK Special Screening of "The Lost City" at Cineworld Leicester Square on March 31, 2022 in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

Not left out is Juan Dolio, also in the republic. A particular scene where "Loretta Stage" meets "Abigail Fairfax" is believed to be captured in Pinewood Studios in Juan Dolio and other interior shots.

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They also shot scenes around the south-eastern resort community of Casa de Campo in La Romana. The five-star resort on Higuey Highway, which was marked with Ponderosa-styled houses lying across 28 square kilometers, featured in this blockbuster.

Saffron Lempriere attends "The Lost City" UK screening in London, England on March 31, 2022. | Source: Getty Images

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WHO IS IN "THE LOST CITY" CAST?

This movie which hit our screens heavily this year, has A-List actors on its cast list. Sandra Bullock takes the lead role as the reclusive writer "Loretta Stage," then we have Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, and Brad Pitt, who featured briefly.

Also on the list are Oscar Nunez of "The proposal," Da'Vine Joy Randolph of "High Fidelity," and Patti Harrison of "Shrill."

Brad Pitt poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles. | Source: Getty Images

In a recent interview, Bullock excitedly explains how she got Brad Pitt in the movie. She said Pitt agreed to feature in the movie because "he owed her a favor."

The movie, which grossed over £23 million in its first weekend, looks very promising, and you can be sure to have a picturesque view on your screen. 

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