Where was The Innocent on Netflix filmed?

12 May 2021, 14:40

Where is The Innocent fimed?
Where is The Innocent fimed? Picture: Netflix

The Innocent filming locations: where in Spain was the Netflix thriller filmed?

The Innocent is a new Netflix limited series based on a book of the same name by Harlan Coben, and it's proving a huge hit with viewers.

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The eight-part series tells the story of man named Mateo Vidal (played Mario Casas), who is led down a dark hole of intrigue and murder after his wife Olivia (played by Aura Garrido) disappears while on a business trip.

The book was set in the US - featuring places like New York, Nevada, and New Jersey - but the Spanish-language Netflix adaptation has moved to Spain.

Here's your need-to-know on where it was filmed.

Where was The Innocent filmed?
Where was The Innocent filmed? Picture: Netflix

The Innocent filming locations

The Innocent was filmed mostly in Barcelona, with a number of the city's famous architecture featuring in the show.

Speaking about the change of location, Harlan Coben previously told Variety: "I look at it like I’ve written a hit single called ‘The Innocent’. So, if I wrote, sang and recorded the song, I don’t want any covers or remakes to sound exactly like my version. I want the new version to bring new culture and a new sound, and I think that’s what works best.

"I also think it’s important to realise we’re living in a Golden Age for international television. So, in working with the best talent wherever I go, I get to make something better than it might have been otherwise."

The Innocent | Official Trailer | Netflix

One of the most famous locations used for filming was the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, which is where Mat and Sonia regularly meet.

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Barcelona’s El Prat airport and Barcelona Zoo are also tourist spots used for filming.

Many of Mat's scenes were also filmed on in the Eixample neighbourhood, which isn't well-known to tourists.

As well as Barcelona, nearby towns Sabadell, Tarrasa, Granollers and Manresa were also used for filming.

The Innocent is available to watch on Netflix now.


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