Filming in London - July 2019

09 July 2019

Here's our new monthly feature, in partnership with Film London, highlighting some of the TV and film productions currently being shot across the city.

If you want to see more, check out the full list of productions of London on Screen and Filming on the Film London website.

TV in production in London

Small Axe
A long-in-development drama from British filmmaker Steve McQueen that charts the lives of multiple members of London’s West Indian community between the late 1960s and the early 1980s. John Boyega and Leticia Wright star.

A Christmas Carol
First of a series of Dickens adaptations for the BBC from Steven Knight, Scott Free London and Hardy Son & Baker. Featuring Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis, Tom Hardy and Stephen Graham.

Adult Material
Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake) stars in a four-part drama from writer Lucy Kirkwood. In Adult Material, she will portray Jolene Dollar, who has been in the adult entertainment industry for two decades. The series will explore Dollar’s relationship with a younger woman, Amy, who enters the industry aged 19. Also featuring Siena Kelly, Joe Dempsie and Rupert Everett.

 

Films in production in London

Last Night in Soho
New feature from Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead). The film will be a psychological horror-thriller, citing the likes of Don't Look Now and Roman Polanski's Repulsion as influences. It will be London-set, with a female lead and from a screenplay co-written by Krysty Wilson-Cairns, writer on Penny Dreadful and upcoming WWI feature 1917. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith.

Rebecca
Based on the much loved and often filmed novel by Daphne du Maurier about the second Mrs de Winter and the trials and tribulations of following in the footsteps of the titular Rebecca. Exec Producer - Tim Bevan. Ben Wheatley is set to direct Lily James and Armie Hammer.

Made in Italy
Comedy about bohemian artist Robert who returns to Italy with his estranged son to sell a villa he has inherited. Starring Liam Neeson and Micheal Richardson. Locations include London and Tuscany.

Emma (Working Title Films)
Anya Taylor-Joy, the star of Split and The Witch, plays the title role for Emma, Working Title’s adaptation of the Jane Austen novel. Music video director Autumn de Wilde is making her feature directorial debut on the feature, which has a script by Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton.

Kingsman: The Great Game (MARV Studios)
A prequel to 2015's Kingsman: The Secret Service, set in World War I, exploring the origins of the intelligence agency. The Great Game will star Ralph Fiennes and Harry Dickinson.

The Hitman's Wife’s Bodyguard (Millennium Films)
Sequel to its 2017 hit The Hitman's Bodyguard, with Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek reprise their starring roles, and Patrick Hughes return to direct. The sequel also stars Umbrella Academy star Tom Hopper, Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo and Richard E. Grant.

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