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Actor Taron Egerton spotted in Soviet-era car for Glasgow filming of Tetris

The 1980s film is being directed by Jon S Baird and produced by Matthew Vaughn.

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Actor Taron Egerton on the set of Tetris, which is filming in Glasgow (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Actor Taron Egerton on the set of Tetris, which is filming in Glasgow (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Actor Taron Egerton on the set of Tetris, which is filming in Glasgow (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Actor Taron Egerton has been spotted in a Soviet-era car as the streets of Glasgow were transformed for the filming of Tetris.

The 1980s video game-inspired film is being directed by Jon S Baird and produced by Matthew Vaughn and is expected to hit screens by 2022.

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Actors and extras wearing face masks on the set of Tetris (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Actors and extras wearing face masks on the set of Tetris (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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Actors and extras wearing face masks on the set of Tetris (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Egerton, 31, plays entrepreneur Henk Rogers, who went through a legal battle over the rights to the computer game in Russia.

The Rocketman star sported a thick moustache and a side-parting as he was captured in the back of a Moskvich vehicle.

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Tetris is expected to be released by 2022 (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Tetris is expected to be released by 2022 (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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Tetris is expected to be released by 2022 (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Actors and extras were also seen on the city’s streets dressed in USSR uniforms.

Many could be seen wearing face masks to comply with coronavirus regulations.

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The film tells the story of the video game’s creator (Andrew Milligan/PA)

The film tells the story of the video game’s creator (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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The film tells the story of the video game’s creator (Andrew Milligan/PA)

The film tells the story of Alexey Pajitnov, a Russian programmer behind the video game.

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