The Night Sky, a science fiction series is created by Holden Miller. The series is based on an old couple who have a secret and they have never shared this secret with anyone. There is a mysterious portal in their shack that guides them to a deserted planet. They both made a place of their own over these past years. Their daily habit gets broken when they find a strange man on that planet and they wonder how that man came there?
The show is interesting with a star-studded cast of Adam Bertley, J.K. Simmons, KiahMcKirnan, Sissy Spacek, and Chai Hansen, the show is also visually appealing and it is one of the major reasons why the audience is hooked.
From a strange solitude planet to an ordinary backyard. Every shot will have a major impact on the viewers. So, the genuine query is where is this filmed? Well, this article will answer the question.
Previously the series was called “Lightyears”. The majority of the show is shot in urban and rural setups in Illinois such as Blue Island, Wood Stock, Chicago, and other small villages. The photography began in June of 2021 and continued till October 2021. Now let us dive further into the locations.
Night Sky is majorly filmed in Illinois, The city of Chicago. Several indoor scenes along with the landscape of the mysterious planet were shot in the Cinespace Film Studio located at 2621 West 15th Plaza, Chicago. It got established in 1988 and several other TV Shows like Fargo and Chicago have been filmed there.
Blue Island, Illinois
The production crew used Blue Island which is located in Cook County to shoot Night Sky. It lies North of the windy city. It is a major commercial center in the area dating back to 1800. Several flicks like The Rite and Source Code were filmed here.
The fantasy sci-fi drama also shot some of its scenes in the city of Woodstock. It was called Centerville but later in 1845 it got renamed Woodstock and serves as the county seat of McHenry County. Located on the origin of River Kishuwaukee, Woodstock has made its appearance in many movies and TV Shows, some of them are Groundhog Day and Prison Break.
Other Filming Locations
The crew took full advantage of the breath-taking landscapes of Illinois to give the audience a legit season 1. Several other shots were filmed in the villages of Island Lake, Wauconda, and Frankfort. All of these locations are near Chicago.
Streaming On & Total Episodes
Night Sky is an Amazon Original so it will be exclusively available on Amazon Prime and will not go anywhere else. It has a total count of 8 episodes and a watch time of 50-55 minutes per episode.
Any News About Season 2?
No Amazon is yet to renew it for a new season. It is totally on the audience and if it gets renewed it will answer some of the major mysteries that are going on.