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‘Big Fish’ Set House in Alabama Burns Down After Lightning Strike – The Hollywood Reporter



One of many houses that was created as a part of the set for Tim Burton’s 2003 fantasy drama Huge Fish has burnt down.

Jackson Lake Island, a personal island in Elmore County, Alabama, that’s dwelling to the movie’s fictional “Town of Spectre,” introduced the structural harm in a Fb submit on Monday. The city just isn’t frequently inhabited past a group of goats, and serves as an everyday vacationer attraction after

“We lost a house in the Town of Spectre tonight after a lightning strike,” the submit reads. “All the goats were safely under the church. Thank you Millbrook Fire Department.”

On Tuesday, the island was confirmed as open. “It’s the morning after losing one of our houses in Spectre to fire,” the Fourth of July submit reads. “The remainder of the town is fine, and we will be open every day as usual.”

Spectre is the city Ewan McGregor’s Edward Bloom stumbles upon inside a haunted forest. Customized constructed for the movie, the “town” featured a variety of homes, a church and an overhead wire from which sneakers dangled. Upon his return to the city years later, Bloom finds the quaint group has fallen into disrepair.

Following the tip of filming, Spectre was deserted earlier than it was renovated for as a vacationer attraction. The now privately owned island, which was bought by former Montgomery Mayor Bobby Vivid and retired Choose Lynn Vivid in 2015, spans round 60 acres and is open to the general public who can camp, picnic, fish and extra within the space.

The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to the town of Millbrook and its hearth division for remark.

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