Alex Garland shooting Ex Machina

Principal photography has begun on the artificial intelligence thriller, written and directed by Alex Garland, Ex Machina is produced by DNA’s Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush and Film4’s Tessa Ross as executive producers. Filming will take place at Pinewood Studios in London and on location in Western Norway in the areas of Norddal and Luster.

The psychological thriller stars Domhnall Gleeson (About Time), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair). 

The film is fully financed by Universal Pictures International and Film4 with Universal distributing worldwide. 

Local production services will be handled by Per Henry Borch and LoopFilm.

Western Norway Film Commission offered free location scouting services and flight time to the project.