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Ice Road 2: New Liam Neeson film filming in Victoria this month | ScreenHub Australia

by Stewart Cole

Liam Neeson returns to Victoria this January for his latest project. Ice Road 2: Road to heaven.

Ice Road 2: Road to heaven is the sequel to the 2021 film The Ice Roadwhich follows Liam Neeson's character Mike McCann on a high-octane adventure through the treacherous mountain landscape of Nepal.

The production joins a series of major projects filming in the state, with the Netflix series Apple cider vinegar and Survivors in production, as well as Werner Film Production The Newsreader returns for a third season.

Deputy Minister for Creative Industries Natalie Hutchins has announced that the Gippsland town of Walhalla is set to be the setting for some of the film's epic action scenes. Production will also take place across Melbourne and will use the volume monitors and technology at NantStudios at Docklands Studios Melbourne.

Liam Neeson was previously in Victoria in 2020 filming the conspiracy thriller Black light and, according to a Victorian government statement, generating more than $23 million in economic value for the state.

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Joining Neeson in the cast for Pagos Dromos 2 is the Australian Bernard Curry (Wentworth, Savage River), Geoff Morrell (Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Harrow) and Grace O'Sullivan (Erinsborough High, Neighbours).

Prototype Ice road writer and director Jonathan Hensleigh (screenplay by Die Hard with a Vengeance, Armageddon and Jumanji), returns for the sequel. Produced by Al Corley, Bart Rosenblatt and Eugene Musso of Code, along with Shivani Rawat of ShivHans and Jonathan Hensleigh, and Lee Nelson and David Tish of Envision Media Arts (EMA).

Ice Road 2: Road To The Sky is a Code Entertainment/Shivhans/EMA production. The production was attracted to Victoria through the Federal Government's Location Incentive and the government's Victorian Screen Incentive and Regional Location Assistance Fund.

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