The equipment required for filming the ‘Star Wars’ movie has already arrived in the region.

A total of 40 containers carrying equipment necessary for filming the latest instalment of the ‘Star Wars’ series have reached Madeira, where the movie will be set against the backdrop of the picturesque island. This high-profile production will involve the hiring of regional services, including security.

Antena 1 reports that filming for the ‘Star Wars’ movie will continue in different areas of Madeira’s South and North coasts until the end of this month. Some locations may be closed to the public temporarily during the filming process.