“Charlie’s Angels filmed in Istanbul
Elizabeth Banks, producer of Hunger Games and Love & Mercy, shot the Turkey scenes of Charlie’s Angels in Istanbul. The film's first stop in İstanbul the district of Eminönü and its famed Mısır Çarşısı (Spice Bazaar) together with Çakmakçılar Street in the Fatih district. Other scenes were filmed in the historic Veliefendi Hippodrome and Blue Mosque.
Producer-director Elizabeth Banks says she chose to shoot scenes from her film in Turkey because of its it’s modern image and historical character.
The movie, starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska, is a mix of adventure, action and comedy set against an international backdrop of filming locations from Berlin and Istanbul all the way to Aspen.