Judd Apatow films pandemic movie in London

Judd ApatowWriter/director Judd Apatow’s latest feature, a film set during a pandemic about a bubble of actors holed up together in a hotel while trying to finish a movie, is now shooting in and around London for Netflix.  
 

Apatow (pictured) wrote the screenplay for The Bubble with Pam Brady (South Park); he also produces for his shingle Apatow Productions. His long-time collaborator Barry Mendel is on board as exec producer.


The cast includes Karen Gillan, Iris Apatow, Fred Armisen, Maria Bakalova, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key,  Leslie Mann, Pedro Pascal, Peter Serafinowicz. 
 

The production base for The Bubble  is at Shepperton Studios; in July 2019, Netflix struck a deal with the site to have exclusive access to most of the facilities including its 14 sound stages. 
 

Apatow has previously teamed with the streaming giant on Love, a romantic drama he created that explored ‘down-to-earth dating’ that ran for three series. 

 

Image via: Mark Seliger.

 



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