George Clooney and Matt Damon film in Bucks

Hollywood stars flock to the southern counties to film World War II heist film The Monuments Men

Director George Cooney has been blitzing the UK with film shoots for his new movie The Monuments Men, staring Matt Damon and The Artist’s Jean Dujardin, recently his crew were seen in the sleepy village of Fingest, Buckinghamshire.

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The heist film, set in the World War Two era, is about a group of artists and museum curators that go on a mission to save worthy pieces of art stolen by Nazis. They’re in a race against time to recover them before they are destroyed.

Fingest’s Chequers pub was recently used as one of the shooting locations in the film as were locations in Surrey and Hampshire. Meanwhile, Duxford’s Imperial War Museum, Cambridgeshire, was also used on screen, and the cast paid a visit to local gym Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre.

Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Hugh Bonneville and John Goodman will also appear in The Monuments Men, which is set to be released in cinemas in January 2014.


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