The industry that created blockbusters, including Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible series and Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean, is expanding and investing in the UK. Photo: Paramount Pictures
The industry that created blockbusters, including Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible series and Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean, is expanding and investing in the UK. Photo: Paramount Pictures
Britain

Booming UK film industry plays starring role amid ailing economy

  • Spending on UK film and high-end TV productions hit a record US$6.9 billion this year – foreign investment accounted for 83 per cent of the total
  • It is a rare example of government listening to what firms needed to invest and providing incentives, which attracted big-budget media companies

The industry that created blockbusters, including Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible series and Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean, is expanding and investing in the UK. Photo: Paramount Pictures
The industry that created blockbusters, including Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible series and Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean, is expanding and investing in the UK. Photo: Paramount Pictures
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