Transformers movie shot in the North East

Over the weekend the new Transformers movie was filmed in Northumberland and in the centre of Newcastle. Hollywood stars Sir Anthony Hopkins and Mark Wahlberg were on set in the region.

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Other movies shot in our region - who knew?!

Transformers was filmed on Grainger Street Credit: Stephen Huntley

This weekend Transformers was filmed this weekend in Northumberland and in the centre of Newcastle.

There have been lots of films and TV series shot in our region.

Most just spend a few days shooting scenes for a movie but some spend months in the North East with crews and extras shooting whole series.

Here are just a few - can you think of any more?

  • BFG - Filmed at Bamburgh Castle
  • Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender - filmed at Bamburgh Castle
  • Harry Potter (of course!) - Filmed at Alnwick Castle
  • Transformers - Filmed in Newcastle and at Bamburgh
  • Downton Abbey - Filmed in Northumberland
  • The Railway Man starring Colin Firth - Filmed in Berwick
  • Sherlock Holmes - Filmed at Darlington train station
  • Atonement - Filmed on Redcar beach
  • Vera - Filmed in and around North Shields and Tynemouth
  • i Daniel Blake - Filmed in the North East
Vera was filmed in and around North Tyneside Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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