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Watford MP Richard Harrington welcomes announcement Tom Cruise film will be shot in Leavesden
The announcement that hundreds of jobs will be created at Leavesden film studios has been branded “fantastic news for Watford” by MP Richard Harrington.
On Friday, Chancellor George Osborne, told visitors to an Olympics business event that a new film called All You Need is Kill, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, will be shot at the studios on Aerodrome Way.
He said the decision by Warner Brothers to locate the film there would create more than 500 jobs and further investment in the local economy.
Richard Harrington said: “[Friday’s] announcement made by the chancellor is fantastic news for Watford and a great example of how investment in the town is transforming the local area and the national economy.
“I was delighted that Warner Brothers chose Leavesden in Watford to be their home, and through both this investment and measures taken by the Government to support the Film industry, “Leavesden is at the forefront of the British film industry and pivotal in creating new jobs and further investment in to the area.”