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Steven Spielberg's 'Terra Nova' to Film in Australia

August 11, 2010 (3:17 am) GMT
The new series which has the budget of $4 million per episode is taking the filming Down Under because it has the right climate and economic incentives.

Steven Spielberg is returning to prehistoric times - he is heading Down Under to shoot a new dinosaur epic for the small screen. The director, who is famous for his blockbuster "Jurassic Park" movies, will work with the extinct reptiles again in "" - an expensive series which will see scientists return to prehistoric Earth.

Spielberg has chosen south-east Queensland in Australia as the location for his new show, which will air on the FOX network and is reported to cost a staggering $4 million-per-episode. Fox Television executive vice president of production, Jim Sharp, says, "Queensland had the right look, climate and terrain, a vibrant production community and attractive economic incentives. We are very excited to be shooting our first production there."

Irish actor is reportedly being lined up to play the show's lead.

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