Director Ridley Scott has moved the production of his sci-fi drama Prometheus from London to the small arctic country of Iceland. Production began today at the country's Hekla volcano, where Ridley Scott gave a small press conference. Here's what he had to say about the extent of production in Iceland.

"It will be 15 minutes in total, if all goes to plan. We are shooting the beginning of time."

There were international news reports last week that the Hekla volcano was set to erupt, although those stories were proven to be false. Ridley Scott also said that his plans weren't deterred by the reports.

"If one is afraid of nature in this profession then it would be best to find a different job."

Production in Iceland will last for two weeks, with stars Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, and Noomi Rapace taking part in the shoot. They will also film at the Dettifloss waterfall, which is described as Europe's most powerful waterfall in terms of volume of water. Ridley Scott also spoke about the secretive nature of Prometheus.

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"There is a lot of innovative and new stuff in the film and it would be a shame to ruin that [surprise] with leaks."