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Teen film begins shooting on Isle of Man

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Image caption Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick is among the stars of the film being shot in Wales and the Isle of Man

A film directed by the man behind Hollywood blockbuster I Know What You Did Last Summer has started shooting on the Isle of Man.

Principal photography work for teen movie Take Down, directed by Jim Gillespie, began in Wales on 2 June.

The Pinewood Pictures film stars Gossip girl's Ed Westwick and The Vampire Diaries' Phoebe Tonkin.

The production is one of the recipients to benefit from a multi-million pound grant offered by the Welsh government.

The Welsh Media Investment Budget of £30m was announced on 2 June with the aim of generating growth and jobs.

The plot follows a group of privileged teenagers sent to a school for troubled children who are taken hostage and their struggle to escape.

It will be shot in Wales, the Isle of Man and Pinewood Studios.

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