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Preston Bus Station to star in new martial arts film

Posted on - 22nd July, 2018 - 2:39pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston Bus Station, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Transport
The concourse was transformed into an airport waiting area Pic: Blog Preston
The concourse was transformed into an airport waiting area Pic: Blog Preston

A second location in Preston city centre has been used in the filming for a new action movie.

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Preston Bus Station was transformed into an airport waiting lounge throughout Sunday (22 July).

Filming for the new Jackie Chan film IP Man 4 was going on inside and outside the Bus Station.

The northern area of the grade-II listed building’s concourse was cordoned off by security.

Read more: Reopening of the Bus Station after major revamp

Extras for the movie flooded around and a huge number of suitcase props were piled up.

Vehicles were seen being filmed outside the Bus Station Pic: Blog Preston
Vehicles were seen being filmed outside the Bus Station Pic: Blog Preston

Many of the cars seen outside Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road for another scene shoot were parked up again by the Bus Station.

IP Man is played by Donnie Yen and the film is directed by Wilson Yip and produced by Raymond Wong.

Read more: Six film productions shot in Preston over the years

No release date is set yet but Preston is having a starring role.

Props piled up on Saturday for IP Man 4 Pic: Sarah Thompson
Props piled up on Saturday for IP Man 4 Pic: Sarah Thompson

Watch: IP Man 4 filmed at Bus Station

Filming is for Sunday only at the Bus Station.

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