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Pinewood to create Cardiff film studio in Welsh Gov deal

Global film company Pinewood Studios is to create a new studio in Cardiff in a deal agreed with the Welsh Government.

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Welsh actors welcome Pinewood Studio Wales deal

Actors Matthew Rhys and Michael Sheen have welcomed news that Pinewood Studios is to create a new studio in Cardiff.

This is more good news for Wales, and recognition of our place on the world stage as a destination for film and television drama production. Pinewood is a massive name in film and it’s great that more of the many talented people in Wales will now have a chance to ply their trade at home. Having a studio like this on their doorstep will also inspire a new generation of actors and film makers from Wales.

– Matthew Rhys

This appears to be great news for Wales and a logical next step building upon the huge success of the revitalised Welsh entertainment industry. It's always a precarious business to attempt such a large undertaking, but it points to the confidence, the expertise and the creative spirit of the people of Wales and I hope it can help the country come closer to realising its hopes for the future.

– Michael Sheen

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