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Filming of “The Thursday Murder Club”, “Downton Abbey 3” and “The Roses” in the UK is picking up speed

Filming of “The Thursday Murder Club”, “Downton Abbey 3” and “The Roses” in the UK is picking up speed
Filming of “The Thursday Murder Club”, “Downton Abbey 3” and “The Roses” in the UK is picking up speed

Helen Mirren, Pierce Brosnan, Ben Kingsley

Chris Columbus’ The Thursday Murder Club, for Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and Netflix, Principal photography began in the UK on June 27, capping off a busy summer for production in the territory.

The crime comedy stars Helen Mirren, Pierce Brosnan, Ben Kingsley and Celia Imrie. Filming for the comedy is said to take place at Shepperton Studios.

Netflix is ​​also producing Rian Johnson’s latest Daniel Craig crime thriller in the UK Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out crime thriller. Filming takes place at Warner Bros. Leavesden.

Iain Morris’ love drama My Oxford year, with Sofia Carson and Corey Mylchreest is also preparing for the streamer.

Jurassic by Amblin Entertainment World 4 starring Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Bailey is being shot at Sky Studios in Elstree, while Michael Morris’ Bridget Jones: There’s Something About the Boy with Renee Zellweger and Leo Woodall for Working Title Films and Universal has been filming throughout London since the end of May.

For focus functions, Downton Abbey 3 is in production in London and Steven Sodebergh’s Black bag starring Cate Blanchett and Michael Fassbender is also being filmed in London.

Olivia Colman and Benedict Cumberbatch are busy at Jay Roach’s The roses for Searchlight. The reinterpretation of the 1989 black comedy The War of the Roses is also produced by Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch, South Of The River Pictures and Adler Entertainment.

Elsewhere, Amazon’s Project Ave Maria starring Ryan Gosling and Sandra Huller is in production in Shepperton while Elysian and Neal Street are being filmed The magical faraway tree with Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield at Shenfield Studios.

Andrew Macdonald’s DNA Films was also busy filming Danny Boyle’s 28 years later for Sony since May and now with Alex Garland’s latest A24 feature War.

Soon …

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Bugonia (earlier Save the green planet!) is preparing for an upcoming shoot in the UK, where the Greek director will reunite with his regular collaborator Emma Stone and his colleague Types of kindness Star Jesse Plemons. Bugonia is an English-language remake of the South Korean science fiction comedy Save the green planet! and is produced by Lanthimos’ regular filmmaking partners, Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe’s London and Dublin-based Element Pictures for Focus Features.

Chloe Zhao’s highly anticipated Hamnet starring Paul Mescal and Jessie Buckley is also in pre-production and filming is scheduled to begin next month. Zhao’s adaptation of Maggie O’Farrell’s award-winning novel is produced by Neal Street Productions, Amblin Entertainment and Hera Pictures.

Kenneth Branagh’s independently produced film will be released in August The Last Disturbance by Madeline Hynde starring Jodie Comer will go into production, while Fantastic Four comes to Pinewood Studios for Disney. Johnny English 4 Filming is also scheduled to begin at British locations this summer.

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