2024 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK and Ireland: latest updates-April 26, 2024

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Levon’s Trade
A former black ops agent, who now works in construction, is called back in to action when a teenage girl disappears.
Dir: David Ayer 
Prod: Cedar Park Entertainment, Punch Palace Productions, Balboa Productions, Black Bear, BlocFilm
Where: London
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Prime Video 
Cast: Jason Statham

Midwinter Break
A retired couple’s trip to Amsterdam brings up old memories.
Dir: Polly Findlay
Prod: Shoebox Productions, Focus Features, Film4
Where: Scotland 
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Focus Features
Cast: Lesley Manville, Ciaran Hinds

Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part Two 
The eighth edition in the action franchise.
Dir: Christopher McQuarrie
Prod: Tom Cruise Productions
Where: London, Derbyshire 
When: March - July 2023; March 2024 - ongoing
Ditsributor: Paramount
Cast: Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Simon Pegg

Interweaves 12 different stories surrounding a tatty old mansion on the south coast of England.
Dir: John Jencks
Prod: Frank and Lively 
Where: Brighton 
When: March - ongoing
Distributor: N/A
Cast: Anna Chancellor, Roger Allam, Richard Katz

Bad Apples
A primary school teacher makes a series of bad decisions when disciplining an unruly student.
Dir: Jonatan Etzler
Prod: Pulse Films 
Where: UK, Bristol
When: March - April 
Distributor: HanWay (sales)
Cast: Saoirse Ronan

World Breaker
Sci-fi action thriller about a father and daughter evading monsters from another dimension.
Dir: Brad Anderson
Where: Northern Ireland
When: March – April 2024
Production company: 23ten Production
Distributor: Exchange (sales)
Cast: Luke Evans, Milla Jovovich, Billie Boullet

The Stuntman
The second in a spin-off trilogy to Kick-****, following two brothers who become stuntmen.
Dir: Damien Walters
Prod: Marv Studios, Zebbo Productions 
Where: UK, Hampshire 
When: October - ongoing 
Distributor: N/A
Cast: N/A

Bank Of Dave The Sequel
Based on the real-life community bank founder David Fishwick, the sequel follows Dave as he takes on his next enemy - payday loaners.
Dir: Chris Foggin
Prod: Tempo Productions, Future Artists Entertainment
Where: Burnley, Leeds
When: February - April 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Rory Kinnear, Chrissy Metz, Jo Hartley

Deep Cover
Action comedy following a group of improv actors hired by the police for low-level sting operations.
Dir: Tom Kingsley
Prod: Metronome Film Company, Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald
Where: London
When: February - ongoing 
Distributor: Prime Video
Cast: Orlando Bloom, Bryce Dallas Howard and Sean Bean

How To Train Your Dragon
Live-action remake of the 2010 animation about a hapless Viking who befriends a dragon.
Dir: Dean DeBlois
Prod: Universal, Marc Platt
Where: Titanic Studios, Belfast
When: January - April 
Distributor: Universal
Cast: Mason Thames, Nico Parker

Adaptation of the Herick Ibsen play surrounding a woman trapped in a marriage.
Dir:  Nia DaCosta 
Prod: Plan B, Viva Maude
Where:  UK
When:  January - ongoing 
Distributor: MGM
Cast: Tessa Thomspon, Eve Hewson, Tom Bateman

TV Series

The Witcher
The fourth season of the medieval drama. 
Series creator: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Prod: Platige Films, Hivemind Content
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix 
Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra

The Undertow
A woman’s life is turned upside down when her husband’s estranged identical twin brother returns.
Series director: Jeremy Lovering
Prod: Complete Fiction, wiip
Where: Scottish Highlands
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Jamie Dornan, Mackenzie Davis, Iain de Caestecker

Outlander (series eight)
The final series of the fantasy drama about a time-travelling nurse in the Jacobite rising.
Series creator: Ronald D. Moore
Prod: Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television, Tall Ship Productions
Where: Scotland
When: March - ongoing
Distributor: Starz 
Cast: Caitríona Balfe, Sam Heughan

Slow Horses (series five)
The fifth season of the espionage spy thriller about a group of MI5 rejects.
Series creator: Will Smith
Prod: See-Saw Films
Where: London
When: February - ongoing
Distributor: AppleTV+
Cast: Gary Oldman, Jack Lowden, Kristen Scott Thomas

Follows the US-Scotland investigation into the 1988 Lockerbie air disaster.
Lead writer: Jonathan Lee
Prod: World Productions 
Where: Scotland
When: March - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix, BBC
Cast: Connor Swindells, Patrick J. Adams, Merritt Weaver

The Devil’s Hour (series three)
The third season of the supernatural thriller about a woman hunting a serial killer.
Series creator: Tom Moran
Prod: Hartswood Films
Where: Shepperton Studios 
When: February - June
Distributor: Prime Video
Cast: Peter Capaldi, Jessica Raine, Nikesh Patel

The Franchise
Satirical comedy centring around a film crew shooting a superhero film.
Series creators: Jon Brown, Armando Iannucci, Sam Mendes
Prod: Neal Street Productions, Dundee Productions
Where: UK
When: July 2023; February - ongoing
Distributor: HBO
Cast: Himesh Patel, Billy Magnussen, Aya Cash

In a world where men live under a strict curfew with 24-hour monitoring, a woman is brutally murdered without a suspect.
Dir: Joasia Goldyn
Prod: Vertigo Films, Evolutionary Films
Where: London
When: February - ongoing
Distributor: Paramount+
Cast: Sarah Parish, Mandip Gill, Alexandra Burke

Dead And Buried
Adapted from the play Bag For Life, this drama follows the story of a young mum who bumps into her brother’s murderer at the supermarket.
Series creator: Colin Bateman
Where: Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland
When: January - ongoing
Production company: BBC Studios, All3Media, Three River Fiction, Vico Films
Distributor: BBC 
Cast: Annabel Scholey, Colin Morgan, Owen Roe

Follows the aftermath of the 1988 air disaster over Scotland and a grieving father trying to seek justice.
Lead writer: David Harrower 
Prod: Carnival Films, Sky Studios 
Where: UK
When: January - May
Distributor: Sky, Peacock
Cast: Colin Firth, Catherine McCormack, Mark Bonnar

Department Q
A guilt-ridden detective becomes consumed with a cold case.
Series creator: Scott Frank
Prod: Left Bank Pictures
Where: Edinburgh and Scotland
When: January - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Matthew Goode, Chloe Pirrie, Mark Bonnar

Outlander: Blood Of My Blood
Prequel to the fantasy series Outlander, centring on the protagonist’s parents.
Series creator: Matthew B. Roberts
Prod: Sony Pictures Television
Where: Scotland
When: January - ongoing
Distributor: Starz
Cast: N/A

Too Much
Romantic comedy about a woman who moves from New York to London after a break-up.
Series creator: Lena Dunham, Luis Felber
Prod: Working Title Television, Good Thing Going
Where: London
When: January - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Megan Stalter, Will Sharpe

Andor (series two) 
Prequel series to Star Wars’ Rogue One.
Series creator: Tony Gilroy
Prod: LucasFilm
Where: Pinewood Studios 
When: November 2022 - July 2023, January 2024 - ongoing 
Distributor: Disney+
Cast: Diego Luna, Stellan Skarsgård

Silo (series two) 
The second series in AppleTV’s hit sci-fi set in the future where people are forced to live underground
Series creator: Graham Yost
Prod: AMC Studios
Where: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire 
When: June - July, November 2023 - ongoing
Distributor: AppleTV
Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Common, Tim Robbins

The Diplomat (series two)
Political thriller following the US ambassador to the UK.
Series creator: Debora Cahn
Prod: Netflix Studios
Where: London, North London studios
When: June - July, November 2023 - ongoing 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Keri Russell, Rufus Sewell, Rory Kinnear

The Sandman (series two)
The second series of the comic book adaptation about metaphysical entities.
Series creator: Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, Allan Heinberg 
Prod: PurePop Inc, The Blank Corporation, Phantom Four, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Television
Where: Pinewood Group, Shepperton
When: June - July, November 2023 - ongoing 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Tom Sturridge, Patton Oswalt, Boyd Holbrook

Black Doves  
A spy and wife to a politician has her life turned upside down when her secret lover mysteriously dies.
Series creator: Joe Barton
Prod: Sister Productions, Noisy Bear
Where: UK
When: October 2023 - ongoing
Distributor:  Netflix
Cast: Keira Knightley, Ben Whishaw, Sarah Lancashire

Gangs Of London (series three)
The third series in the London-set crime drama following rival gangs.
Series creators: Gareth Evans, Matt Flannery
Prod: Pulse Films
Where: London
When: October 2023 - ongoing
Distributor: Sky
Cast: Joe Cole, Sope Dirisu

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