1. ITV Report

Hollywood plans to open massive studio in Thames Valley

Hollywood could be coming to the Thames Valley.

That's because plans have been announced for a state-of-the-art film studio to built in Reading.

Atlanta-based Blackhall Studios says it's working with the University of Reading to build the studio on fields near to the Thames Valley Science Park in Shinfield. The company would employ up to 3,000 people at its first studio outside the United States.

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The plan is to build about 450,000 square feet of film stages and lots of supporting workshops and offices for the film industry...

– Nick Smith, President, Blackhall Studios