Final series of The Split starts filming
The series is written and created by Abi Morgan and follows the lives of the Defoe family, most of whom work in divorce law. Nicola Walker, Stephen Mangan, Deborah Findlay, Fiona Button, Annabel Scholey, Damien Molony and Barry Atsma star.
Sister makes the show for delivery to BBC One, utilising many London locations including Millennium Bridge and the area round St Paul’s, Hungerford Bridge, Kingston County Hall and Camden.
Sister is also busy in production with Pulse Films and AMC on the second series of Gangs of London, comic horror The Baby and international thriller The Power. Projects on its development slate include The Following Events are Based on a Pack of Lies, due to film later this year.
The company is also in post on a BBC Two adaptation of the Adam Kay’s junior doctor memoirs, This is Going to Hurt, starring Ben Whishaw.
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As first confirmed on Production Intelligence in late spring, Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys will film in Scotland later this year as a six-part Amazon series – a continuation of the author’s deal with the streaming studio.
Sky has ordered Kingdom of Dreams, an archive-led documentary series set in the world of fashion from the early 1990s to the 2010s.
James Corden will star in and executive produce Mammals, a new comedy-drama for Amazon from Jez Butterworth.
Firebrand, a new psychological horror film set in the Tudor court and starring Michelle Williams as Henry VIII’s sixth wife, Katherine Parr, will go into production in the UK in early 2022.
Filming begins in London this week on Lockwood & Co, a supernatural detective drama for Netflix from writer/director Joe Cornish.
Amazon has renewed Good Omens for a second series, with Michael Sheen and David Tennant set to reprise their lead roles. Filming will take place in Scotland later this year.