The Wolverine opens today across Australia, and we played a role in the making of this sure-to-be blockbuster! Check out the trailer and then take a sneak peek behind-the-scenes to see how Centennial Parklands turned just a little Japanese for the filming!
Last year Centennial Parklands hosted more than 170 film and photography shoots. Some large (The Great Gatsby movie) and others small (numerous television and magazine ad shoots).
One of the most recent movies to film in the Parklands is Hugh Jackman‘s latest in the Wolverine series. The scene involved the creation of a Japanese home, garden and gateway on the Driver Avenue forecourt in Moore Park.
Firstly, take a look at the movie trailer for The Wolverine!
Now, what did The Wolverine house in Moore Park look like?
Hugh Jackman and Centennial Parklands…
Over the last five years we’ve hosted three films starring Hugh:
We await his next visit with interest!
In 2017, the 100 year old ANZAC Obelisk was refurbished and reinstated to its permanent home in Moore Park East. The Obelisk is an important reminder of the Great War and honours the departure of soldiers from the nearby barracks in Kensington. Now, the historic monument will be included in the national Centenary Projects.
In celebration of the Share the Park campaign that launched last week, we decided to do some digging into our historical records and learn more about the history of cycling in Australia. As an efficient, healthy and environmentally-friendly alternative to travel, more and more people are turning to cycling as a primary method of transport.
Did you know that on 7 February every year a small celebration is held in Centennial Park to celebrate Charles Dickens? This year, there is more to celebrate with the announcement that Sydney will play host to over hundred Dickensians and bibliophiles. After winning the coveted bid to hold the International Dickens Fellowship Conference, now […]
While the 26 January commemorates our Australia Day, it also marks the dedication of Centennial Park to the people of NSW, making 2018 the year of its 130th Birthday.
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