The Island begins principal photography

Posted on Oct 25, 2004

Principal photography started on Bay’s 6th film on Sunday, October 24 with a whopping 63 setups. Filming along Bay is DP Mauro Fiore (Training Day, Tears of The Sun, Driven).

The Island, etched with Bay’s visual style, will interlace action scenes with the scenario of cloning and a man (Ewan McGregor) who goes on the run after he discovers that he is actually a “harvested being”, and is being kept along with others in a utopian facility. The film features the world 18 years into the future, but grounded in present reality.

With a cast that includes Ewan McGregor, Scarlet Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Steve Buscemi, The Island will be one great cinematic adventure coming to theaters Jully 22, 2005.