THE MAKING OF SAFE HOUSE
David Guggenheim’s screenplay for was on the infamous Black List of the best unproduced scripts in circulation.
Shot in South Africa, part of the film was shot at Green Point Stadium, which was built for the 2010 World Cup.
Former CIA officer Luis Falcon acted as an adviser on the movie. Just like Reynolds’s character, he worked as the housekeeper of a safe house before becoming a fullyfledged operative.
The actors worked with tactical adviser Dan Hirst, British ex-military who trained at Sandhurst and is now a professional stuntman, ahead of the raw fight scenes.