Calling all Hong Kong celebrity hounds: Nicole Kidman has landed! ICMYI, the Aussie actress arrived in the city last week to start filming for Amazon Prime Video series Expats . Plenty of international stars have set foot in Hong Kong over the years, whether to perform at concerts or shoot the next big Hollywood blockbuster. Typically, people would be crowding to get a glimpse of Kidman strolling about town … but due to the ongoing pandemic, social media might be a better bet. So what has Kidman gotten up to in Hong Kong so far? Interview: Nightbirde’s America’s Got Talent run comes to an end She took a private jet from Sydney Kidman took a private jet from Sydney to Hong Kong, touching down on August 12 – in style, no doubt. ‘Sheeranville’? Why Ed Sheeran and Adele are building huge fan-proof estates She skipped Hong Kong’s strict quarantine rules As of now, Australia is considered a medium-risk area for entry into Hong Kong. Those arriving from Down Under have to provide a negative Covid-19 test and confirmation of a room reserved for quarantine to enter the city. For those who are vaccinated, a vaccination record is required as well. But Kidman skipped all of this and was given the special treatment: the Hong Kong government exempted her from quarantine so that she could to start filming for Expats . How Chinese idols’ social media clout can backfire on brands She’s reportedly living in a mansion on The Peak Those flying into Hong Kong must stay in designated hotels to quarantine, with Australian arrivals required to quarantine from 14 to 21 days. But Kidman skipped hotel quarantine, and is instead reportedly staying in a lavish mansion on The Peak, with an estimated monthly rent or up to US$83,000 (HK$650,000). God of songs … and property: Jacky Cheung’s US$55 million Repulse Bay flat She’s likely in town until October Director Lulu Wang teased her collaboration with Kidman in late 2019, without revealing any other details at the time. However, media outlets report that Kidman and the rest of the Expats team will be filming in Hong Kong until October. Aussiewood? Why so many films and TV shows are being shot Down Under She’s already been spotted around town Expats is based on the 2016 book The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee , in which three American women play out luxurious lives in a close-knit expat community in Hong Kong. While we can only guess where exactly the team will to be filming across the city, Kidman has been spotted on Hill Road in Sai Wan, in Central and also, of course, at The Peak, according to multiple media reports. Kidman also went shopping in Queen’s Road Central, according to reports. Apparently even international superstars can’t resist the shopping haven that is Hong Kong! Want more stories like this? Sign up here. Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .