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Jennifer Lawrence heading to Australia to film new Fantastic Four film

Hollywood 2.0 expands! Jennifer Lawrence heading to Australia to film new Fantastic Four film – as a slew of Marvel movies shift Down Under

Australia has become the go-to destination for A-list stars and massive Hollywood film productions in the past year, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Tinseltown exodus Down Under continues next month, when Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence is expected to arrive to film the latest Fantastic Four film, according to The Daily Telegraph. 

The paper reports that the Marvel superhero film franchise is set to ‘bed down’ in Australia ‘for the foreseeable future’. 

Moves: The Tinseltown exodus Down Under continues next month, when Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence (pictured) is expected to arrive to film the latest Fantastic Four film, according to The Daily Telegraph 

An alleged studio source told the paper: ‘There is nowhere in the world where films can be shot in the way they can be here in Australia’. 

Currently in production in Sydney is the new Thor: Love and Thunder film, starring Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Matt Damon and Chris Pratt.  

It comes on the back of news that Julia Roberts and Sean Penn are headed Down Under to film a new political thriller in Sydney.

Local talent: The paper reports that the Marvel superhero film franchise is set to 'bed down' in Australia 'for the foreseeable future'. Jennifer is pictured in the 2014 Marvel film X-Men - Days Of Future Past

Local talent: The paper reports that the Marvel superhero film franchise is set to ‘bed down’ in Australia ‘for the foreseeable future’. Jennifer is pictured in the 2014 Marvel film X-Men – Days Of Future Past

The Hollywood A-listers will arrive in Australia in the coming weeks to start filming the new series, which also stars Aussie actor Joel Edgerton. 

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Joel and his brother Nash will also act as directors and executive producers on the series.   

Gaslit is about the Watergate scandal adapted from the Slate podcast Slow Burn.

Soon! It comes on the back of news that Julia Roberts (pictured) and Sean Penn are headed Down Under to film a new political thriller in Sydney in coming weeks

 Soon! It comes on the back of news that Julia Roberts (pictured) and Sean Penn are headed Down Under to film a new political thriller in Sydney in coming weeks

Locals! Currently in production in Sydney is the new Thor: Love and Thunder film, starring Natalie Portman (pictured), Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Matt Damon and Chris Pratt

Locals! Currently in production in Sydney is the new Thor: Love and Thunder film, starring Natalie Portman (pictured), Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Matt Damon and Chris Pratt

It’s a modern take on the scandal that focuses on some of the untold stories from Watergate. 

Zac Efron was also recently in South Australia to film the Stan original movie Gold. 

In addition, Clint Eastwood’s son Scott Eastwood and Colin Farrell are also due in Australia next month to make independent films. 

In town: Zac Efron was also recently in South Australia to film the Stan original movie Gold

In town: Zac Efron was also recently in South Australia to film the Stan original movie Gold 

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