2023 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK: latest updates

2023 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK: latest updates

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Our sister site, Screen Daily, reveals a snapshot of the latest high-end TV and film productions shooting in the UK and Ireland for the big studios and streamers. 


Follows the rise of British-Yemeni boxer Prince Naseem “Naz” Hamed under the training of Brendan Ingle. 
Dir: Rowan Athale
Production company: Tea Shop Productions, ACG Studios, White Star Productions 
Where: UK
When: April – ongoing
Distributor: N/A
Cast: Mena Massoud, Paddy Considine

We Live In Time
Romantic comedy. Plot under wraps.
Dir: John Crowley
Production company: Studiocanal, SunnyMarch
Where: London
When: April – ongoing
Distributor: StudioCanal
Cast: Florence Pugh, Andrew Garfield 

Untitled Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel
Plot under wraps.
Dir: Gil Kenan
Production company: Colombia Pictures, Ghost Corps, Right of Way Films 
Where: London
When: March – ongoing 
Distributor: Sony
Cast: Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt

Back To Black
Explores the rise of musician Amy Winehouse in the early noughties.
Dir: Sam Taylor-Johnson
Production company: Monumental Pictures, StudioCanal, Focus Features
Where: London
When: Jan 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: Focus, Universal Pictures, StudioCanal
Cast: Marisa Abela, Eddie Marsan, Jack O’Connell

The Gorge 
Two soulmates find each other in a violent and corrupt world. 
Dir: Scott Derrickson
Production company: Skydance Media, Crooked Highway
Where: London
When: March – ongoing 
Distributor: Apple TV+
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Miles Teller, Sigourney Weaver 

A film adaptation of the popular musical that serves as a prequel to The Wizard Of Oz.
Dir: Jon M. Chu
Production company: Marc Platt Productions, Universal 
Where: London
When: Dec 2022 – ongoing 
Distributor: Universal
Cast: Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey

Untitled Bob Marley Biopic
A biopic surrounding the life of musician Bob Marley.
Dir: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Production company: Paramount Pictures, Tuff Gong Pictures 
Where: London
When: Dec 2022 – ongoing
Distributor: Paramount 
Cast: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lashana Lynch 

Drama following the stories of Londoners during the German air raids.
Dir: Steve McQueen
Where: London 
When: November 2022 – ongoing
Production Company: Lammas Park, Working Title Films
Distributor: Apple TV+
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Erin Kellyman, Harris Dickinson, Stephen Graham 

TV Series 

Industry (series three)
The third series about a group of young bankers in London.
Series creators: Mickey Down, Konrad Kay 
Where: UK
When: April – September 
Production company: Bad Wolf, HBO, BBC
Distributor: BBC 
Cast: Myha’la Herrold, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey, Ken Leung 

House Of The Dragon (series two)
Second series of the prequel drama to George R R Martin’s Game of Thrones, telling the story of the House Targaryen.
Series creators: George R. R. Martin and Ryan Condal 
Where: UK
When: April – September 
Production company: HBO
Distributor: HBO, 1:26 Pictures 
Cast: Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Touissant 

Slow Horses (series three)
The third series following a team of reject-MI5 agents. 
Series creator: Mick Herron
Where: London
When: April – ongoing
Production company: See-Saw Films
Distributor: AppleTV+
Cast: Gary Oldman, Jack Lowden, Kristin Scott Thomas

The Palace 
Follows the collapse of a European authoritarian regime over a year.
Dirs: Stephen Frears, Jessica Hobbs
Where: London
When: March – ongoing
Production company: Warner Bros
Distributor: HBO
Cast: Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant, Andrea Riseborough

Boiling Point
Set six months after the events of the 2021 film of the same name.
Dir: Philip Barantini 
Where: Manchester 
When: Jan – ongoing
Production company: Ascendant Fox, Made Up Productions, Matriarch Productions
Distributor: BBC
Cast: Stephen Graham, Vinette Robinson, Hannah Walters, Ray Panthaki 

The Killing Kind
Adapted from Jane Casey’s bestseller, the drama follows a barrister defending a man accused of coercive control.
Series creators: Jane Casey, Zara Hayes, Jonathan A Stewart
Where: Bristol
When: Jan – March
Production company: Eleventh Hour Films
Distributors: Paramount+
Cast: Colin Morgan

Mary & George
Period drama about how the Countess of Buckingham used her son to seduce King James I.
Series creator: D.C. Moore
Where: London
When: Jan – June 
Production company: Sky Studios, Hera Pictures 
Distributors: Sky, AMC 
Cast: Julianne Moore, Nicholas Galitzine

Andor (season two)
Prequel series to Star Wars’ Rogue One.
Series creator: Tony Gilroy
Where: London
When: Nov 2022 – Aug 2023
Production company: LucasFilm
Distributor: Disney+
Cast: Diego Luna, Stellan Skarsgård

The Gentlemen 
Adaptation of Guy Ritchie’s 2019 film about a US drug cartel in London.
Dir: Guy Ritchie
Production company: Miramax TV, Moonage Pictures
Where: London, South, South East
When: Nov 2022 – April 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Theo James, Kaya Scodelario, Vinnie Jones, Daniel Ings, Joely Richardson, Giancarlo Esposito

The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power (season two)
Prequel to JRR Tolkien’s classic trilogy.
Series creators: Patrick Mckay, John D. Payne 
Where: Bray Film Studios, Bovingdon Airfield Studios
When: November 2022 – ongoing
Production company: Amazon Studios, New Line Cinema
Distributor: Amazon Prime Video
CastMorfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Charlie Vickers, Markella Kavenagh, Robert Aramayo, Benjamin Walker

The Crown (season six)
The final season of the big-budget drama will follow the Windsor family through to the end of the 20th century.
Series creator: Peter Morgan
Where: Elstree studios
When: August 2022 – ongoing
Production companies: Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Lesley Manville, Dominic West and Elizabeth Debicki


This information comes from a variety of sources, including Production Intelligence (PI), part of The Knowledge. For more details on PI and how to subscribe, click HERE for a demo.

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Image Credit: Miya Mizuno/HBO ‘The Palace’

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