Recently, a very amazing adventure and period drama television series aired on BBC One, PBS, France 2, ZDF, and RAI. This might seem very confusing after all—hundreds of series of this genre air on different networks every day. So, let’s clear this out. We are talking about the stunning adventure and period drama series ‘Around the World in 80 Days’. This series is adapted from a very famous novel with the same name written by Jules Verne. Season 1 of this series has recently ended, and already the fans have started demanding the second season in this series. But the question is, where is ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ filmed?
But, whether the second season is going to happen or not, you will get to know this in the details ahead. But before, everything let’s have a small glimpse at some amazing details about this series. France Televisions of France, RAI of Italy, and ZDF of Germany have made an alliance in order to co-produce this series. Like many other period drama series, it has also become this successful only because of the great efforts of the cast & crew. Everyone has delivered their role so perfectly that we are really out of words to appreciate them.
David Tennant, Ibrahim Koma, and Leonie Benesch are the three main actors of this series. All three of them have done such great work that it cannot be expressed in words. Along with the amazing cast & crew, one more thing that the viewers have found really appealing is the filming locations. Yes, everyone has found all the filming locations of this series really appealing and mesmerizing. Hence, we know you all are curious to know whether the filming work of this series has taken place. So, here are all the details that you should know.
Where Is ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ Filmed?
As you all know, this is a period drama series, that’s why the filming locations are so appealing. Everyone is very much aware of the fact that most of the period drama series has very beautiful filming locations. After all, they have to show the past period in the present time. Some of the locations are real, while some are sets, but whatever it is, it is worth watching. So, as you all are curious to know the filming locations of this series hence, we have got all the updates about it. This series ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ is primarily filmed in two locations: Romania and South Africa.
The Reform Club scene was filmed in a Town Hall in Cape Town, South Africa. It’s the same place where Nelson Mandela gave his freedom speech. The filming of Fogge’s house and London streets took place in Romania. All the scenes where Paris was shown were actually filmed in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania. The train scenes of Italy were filmed in Transylvania, Romania.
The filming of the Yemen port city of Al Hudaydah took place at Cape Town Film Studios in South Africa. The sandstorm scenes in the third episode of this series were filmed in Atlantis sand dunes that are situated on the west coast of South Africa. One of the most amazing scenes where the lead cast was shown in a small village in India was actually filmed in South Africa only. These were some of the crazy and really beautiful locations where the filming of this entire series took place.
Around The World In 80 Days Season 2: Is It Happening?
After the great success of the first season of this period drama, will there be a second season in this series? All the fans are extremely curious to know about this. The first season of this series has received a really great response that is completely beyond their imaginations. So, we would like to inform you all that the creators of this series have already renewed this series for a second season. Yes, you read it completely right. Season 2 is happening, and it is going to hit your digital screens very soon. You can expect the second season to release, most probably by the end of 2022 or maybe in early 2023.
As of now, we have shared all the major details about this series. For more updates, stay tuned to Otakukart.