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The CW’s new series of superheroes is based upon the DC comics. NaomiFollow the story’s protagonist, Naomi (Kaci Walfall), as she navigates her teenage years while discovering her new superpowers. Naomi, 16, was adopted at an early age by Greg (Barry Watson) and Jennifer (Mouzam Makkar), her military father. The story is set in Port Oswego. We get to see major Pacific Northwest vibes, but is Naomi Was it actually filmed there? Naomi said in the pilot episode that “Don’t believe what you think.” The Arrowverse does not show that Vancouver is the filming location. NaomiProduction took place in Atlanta.
Portland-based writers behind the original comic — Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker — wanted NaomiPort Oswego, Washington to capture the natural essence of the Pacific Northwest. These iconic fantasy cities are one of the major differences between Marvel Comics and DC. Bendis said in an interview with The Oregonian in February 2019.“So, we wanted to offer, in that spirit,”
How did Naomi’s creators transform Atlanta into Oregon?
It was a challenge to pass Atlanta off as Oregon. Ava DuVernay (cocreator of Naomi, spoke out about it during an interview. CW press conference for the seriesAccording to her, costume designers, set visionaries and location scouts worked hard to make the show realistic. She stated that the greatest challenges were in making Atlanta feel like the Pacific Northwest, and embracing a sense o place. There’s an alternative way. You could put them next to trees, but when you have entire scenes, they’re in the forest, the wooded areas become part of the story. [it’s a challenge]. How the leaves look in Atlanta at one time of the year compared to the Pacific Northwest. All of these have presented challenges that we have addressed with visual effects. Most of the time it’s just an amazing production design and locations team as well as a camera department that really work hard to make magic.
Is Port Oswego a Real Place in Oregon?
Port Oswego is, in short, the long and the short of it. NotIt is a real geographic location. But it cleverly takes, blends, or draws from real-life Oregon locations. Port Oswego’s name “Port” seems to have come from Port Orford or Port Townsend. You can follow this up with the name of an Oregon lake, “Oswego”. The Port is also available. This is Oswego, which is also the name of Oswego County in NY, is one of the country’s main waterfront areas. You have it all. The recipe for Port Oswego, which sounds very real. NaomiThat just rolls off the tongue.