The Cabildo de Tenerife and the producer Nu Boyana, a subsidiary of the US Millenium, held on Thursday, October 4, one of the last preparatory meetings for the filming of the film 'Rambo V', which will begin in the coming days and will last for three weeks In this meeting the locations on the Island were specified, among them the Environmental Center of Arico, Abades, as well as in various points of Santa Cruz, since the Island Corporation is in charge of coordinating the management of permits necessary for the recording.
The president of the Cabildo, Carlos Alonso, explains that "Tenerife is once again positioned as international reference for the shooting of films thanks to natural conditions, in addition to the fiscal incentives for the producers and the local assistance companies with which we have ".
On the other hand, the insular councilor of Tourism, Alberto Bernabé, remembers that the work of Tourism of Tenerife, through the Tenerife Film Commission, is key in that the big producers choose the Island for its recording, something that has become evident both in this film and two others that will also be developed soon, such as 'Wonder Woman 1984' and 'War Pigs', the latter from the same producer as 'Rambo V'.
The producer responsible for the filming of 'Rambo V', which will feature Sylvester Stallone as protagonist, has settled on the island of Tenerife for the development of this production and also 'War Pigs', which will begin recording at the beginning of the year comes and will count in his cast with Mel Gibson and Colin Farrel.
The production company has already started the selection of the necessary personnel for both shootings, through the Agency for the Placement of the Development Society, an organization that belongs to the Chicharrero Town Hall, on the website www.empleasantacruz.com. The contracting of some 450 people is expected, between extras and other positions. So far, a dozen calls have been published, among which is the one directed to the selection of extras for 'Rambo V'.
Specifically, women and men with "Mexican appearance" are looked for, between 18 and 65 years old. It will be assessed that the color of the skin is dark and that they have tattoos. In the case of men, it will also be taken into account that they have knobs, sideburns and beards.
Those interested should state their willingness to work for 12 hours a day. The producer needs around 300 people. The call will be open until October 21.