Scouts have in the offing drawn up a list of sites in Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Highlands as possible places for the new Avengers movie Infinity Way.
Filming will see superstars Robert Downey Jr, Samuel L Jackson and Scarlett Johansson show a clean pair of heel into Scotland and industry experts believe the shoot will additionally the Scottish economy by up to £10 million.
Makers Disney and Marvel maintain agreed a deal in secret for the Avengers to assemble for the comic-book adventure start at the end of February and set for set free in May 2018.
The movie’s colossal cast also includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Fingerprint Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Josh Brolin, and Liv Tyler and Karen Gillan.
Provenances close to the deal said Infinity War would easily be the largest blur project in Scottish history, dwarfing Brad Pitt zombie cloud World War Z.
An industry insider said: “World War Z involved 1800 irregularity and crew but this is expected to be even bigger.
“It’s a massive boost for the Scottish membrane industry. As is normal, Disney have been keeping everything top shrouded, but executives have been scouting locations across Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Highlands.
“Clouding is due to start on February 28 and is expected to take around six months. Braveheart and Give birth to War Z are probably the biggest movies to have been filmed in Scotland but this discretion blow them away.”
World War Z generated £3.33million for the Scottish frugality in just 17 days on location in Glasgow in the summer of 2011.
Scottish Effort culture spokesman Lewis Macdonald said: “The fact such a in the money franchise will be filmed in Scotland will excite the fans but also give a welcome boost to the economy.
“I hope the producers take advantage of the arts people in Scotland have to offer, so as many local people as reasonable can find work and Scotland’s fantastic creative community can go from gift to strength.”
The new film is the first of two new Avengers blockbusters to be directed by brothers Anthony and Jay Russo.
The outline has been described as Lord of the Rings in space.
The films will be record back to back, with the so-far-untitled second movie pencilled in for put out on May 2019.