Krabi rejects MEG 2 shark horror film request to shoot at Railay, Ton Sai seashores

Research to film the horror shark movie MEG 2 was rejected by authorities in the Southern province of Krabi over environmental issues. The international movie producer for the Netflix film had requested to shoot scenes at three seashores in the province along the Andaman coast, together with a jet ski rescue mission scene Railay Beach and a helicopter touchdown on the quiet Ton Sai Beach simply subsequent to Railay.
Deep Blue Productions underneath Warner Bros had requested to film in Krabi’s Phra Nang, Ton Sai, and Railay beaches from April 16 to May 9 and construct a set close to the ShellSea resort within the province’s Mueang district.
The primary issues had been the helicopter and jet ski scenes which violate the circumstances and guidelines of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Karbi Governor, Puttipong Sirimat, shared that travellers and even the authorities are not allowed to make use of jet skis, scooter boats, banana boats, parasailing, or even a beach umbrella on the seashores.
He said that the film may current the mistaken image of the place to the audience. Another cause for the disapproval is the filming interval which is kind of a month. The governor stated it is fairly long and may have an effect on restaurant owners, touring companies, and visitors who need to spend time on the seashore.
Puttipong continued by saying that yes, the province wants money to boost up the economic scenario, however questioned who will take accountability for environmental injury in the course of the filming. The governor asked for consensus from participants at the end of the assembly. There was only one person who agreed to allow the movie taking pictures while the others disagreed, and a few stayed silent..

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