We have heard plenty of rumours about what locations within Star Wars universe is Croatian city of Dubrovnik suppose to represent in the upcoming The Last Jedi. Lately, we’ve reported on Dubrovnik Times text about Dubrovnik playing casino city called Canto Bight. This was one of the most prominent theories and now it seems we have first concrete evidence this might easily be true. As reported by Official Star Wars YouTube channel,Vanity Fair released a photo set by the famous Annie Liebovitz with wonderful photographs of the cast and crew in costume, but also a few shots of the cast to appear in film as a part of the rich clients of a new location – casino city of Canto Bight. What intrigued us the most is the uncanny resemblance of the costumes to those seen on some of the images captured during the shoot in Dubrovnik, last year. See for yourselves…
Leaked photos from Dubrovnik sets (photos: Daily Mail):
Dubrovnik, Croatia was one of the two prominent filming locations outside of the film studios for Star Wars The Last Jedi. All of us local Star Wars Fans are counting down the days until the premier of the new chapter in our favourite saga. It will be an exciting day for us trying to catch a glimpse of our home town on the big screen. However, the latest news out of Dubrovnik suggests we might see Episode IX filming here as well!!
The Dubrovnik Times brings a story in which it is suggested that Dubrovnik’s participation in the story might not be limited to The Last Jedi. In the text the source of this interesting information is listed as none other than the city’s Mayor, so the story might have some validity to it. Seeing how Episode IX is due to come out on May 24th 2018, the filming will probably start very soon, so we will be following the developments closely and keep you updated!
Also, the same source is saying Dubrovnik is to play casino planet Canto Bight in The Last Jedi, which would go along with some gossip we already reported on.