Marvel confirms that several action sequences of its upcoming film “Avengers: Infinity War” will be shot at Durham Cathedral.

These days, the cathedral is being transformed into the sets the superhero movie starring Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Hemsworth. Filming at Durham Cathedral will take place throughout this month.

The technicians are in the process of building a stone balustrade in the backyard. Colored screens and several props, including a tall statue, have been found in the cathedral.

The filmmaker claims that the Galilee Chapel and other parts of the temple are closed to visitors for four to five weeks.

Shooting at Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral and the Open Treasure exhibition will remain close to the public from May 3 through May 12. A spokesperson for Durham Cathedral has stated that morning prayers will take place in the Chapel of the Holy Cross, while the other parts of the cathedral will remain close for a few days.Previously, Durham Cathedral was used for the shooting of blockbuster film “Harry Potter.” In that movie, the cathedral served as the backdrop for Hogwarts. Its grounds were used for the school scenes. The filmmakers Anthony Russo and Joe have posted a picture of themselves at the cathedral.

It is one of the most beautiful and famous buildings in Europe. The famous Christian Church (Durham Cathedral) is always a choice of filmmakers due to its incredible look and the treasured sacred space.

‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Avengers: Infinity War” is one of the most anticipated Hollywood films. It is based on the Marvel Comics superheroes of the same name.

The film is being financed by Marvel Studios and will be distributed by Walt Disney. It is a sequel to 2012 blockbuster “The Avengers,” and the eightieth installment in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). The story and dialogues are written by Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus.

Cobie Smulders, Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, and Benicio del Toro are in the supporting roles. The story revolves around the “Avengers” who have joined forces with the “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Their mission is to defeat an enemy, Thanos, who is about to destroy the city. “Avengers: Infinity War” was first announced in November 2015 as “Infinity War – Part 1.” The Russo brothers were recruited to direct and produce in April 2016, and McFeely was signed to pen the story.

In August 2016, Marvel officially announced that it had changed the title to “Avengers: Infinity War.” In addition to Durham Cathedral, the shooting is being done in Georgia, Scotland, and Los Angeles. “Avengers: Infinity War” will swing into theaters on May 4, 2018. Marvel has claimed that an untitled sequel is also in the works, and will hit the global cinemas on May 3, 2019.