Why was The Borgias shot in Hungary?

Korda Studios established in 2007, situated in Etyek, only 28 kms from Budapest has served for numerous grand productions. In 2010, the TV channel Showtime chose Hungary as location for its historical series, The Borgias. The Canadian-Irish-Hungarian co-production series rich in intrigues and cabals was originally planned as a feature film by writer-director-producer Neil Jordan, […]

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Budapest “played” Buenos Aires in Evita: why did the production have to be moved here urgently?

The shooting of the film based on the musical by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber about the Argentinean president’s idolized wife, Eva Perón, started in Buenos Aires in February 1996. The title character of the movie was questionable for a long time. Madonna, also renowned for her scandals, was fighting persistently for the role […]

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