Inishowen gears up to welcome cast and crew of '˜Star Wars'

The crew connected to the filming of '˜Star Wars Episode VIII' in Malin Head are expected to arrive in the area in the coming days ahead of filming.

Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 3:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 4:20 pm
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While information relating to the movements of the cast and crew are so far being kept under wraps, it is understood some members of the crew have already arrived in the area while others are expected to do so in the coming days and weeks.

Excitement is building for their arrival and a warm Inishowen welcome awaits. They are expected to begin filming in early May.

In March, the producer of Star Wars confirmed they were set to return to Ireland to film scenes for the next instalment of the blockbuster along the Wild Atlantic Way. including Malin Head and the Dingle peninsula.