Where was Ben Affleck's 'Hypnotic' filmed? Check out the locations of this sci-fi action thriller
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Ben Affleck is headlining a new science fiction action thriller called ‘Hypnotic’ which is directed by Robert Rodriguez, the brains behind the ‘Spy Kids' franchise. Affleck who has been away from the screens for a while but in tabloids due to her proximity to Jennifer Lopez, will don a role of a detective from the Austin Police Department in this futuristic film that is bound to entertain. Robert had written ‘Hypnotic’ almost 20 years ago but only recently got along with fellow screenwriter, Max Borenstein to rework the script. The tweaked script appealed to Hollywood superstar, Ben Affleck who joined the team in 2019.
'Hypnotic' is touted as an edge-of-the-seat thriller where Danny Rourke, played by Affleck, goes on a mind-bending journey after discovering that a string of high-profile bank robberies and his daughter’s disappearance might be connected. There are shades of Liam Neeson’s ‘Taken’ but the setting is mainly futuristic, giving the film an edge over its predecessors in the market. Given its suburban setting, let’s see the locations where the crew and the actors toiled to get this movie filmed.
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Where was 'Hypnotic' filmed?
Principal photography on the film began almost two years ago on September 27, 2021, and concluded within just two months on November 19, 2021. The film was extensively shot in the United States, with the primary filming taking place in California and Texas. Troublemaker Studios, founded and owned by Robert Rodriguez, created the battleground sets for some of the scenes in the movie.
Republic Square, an urban park and a suburb of Austin, Texas played host to a few of the other scenes in the movie. Taylor, a city located in Williamson County, Texas, was also a part of the shooting schedule. The filming eventually moved to the Mecca of movies, Los Angeles where Santa Clarita studios were used to film many crucial scenes of the movie.
When will 'Hypnotic' release?
‘Hypnotic,' which follows Danny Rourke on a mind-bending journey to find his daughter is set to release on May 12, 2023, in the United States by Ketchup Entertainment.
How to watch ‘Hypnotic'?
'Hypnotic' is set to release in theatres at first. The news of any streaming platform picking up the film is yet to be announced.
Who stars in ‘Hypnotic'?
'Hypnotic' offers a star-studded cast of Ben Affleck, Alice Braga, Hala Finley, William Fichtner, and Jackie Earle Haley.