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

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


Deadpool 3 The third instalment in the comedic superhero franchise, this time joined by Wolverine. Dir: Shawn Levy Production company: Marvel Studios Where: Pinewood Studios When: May - ongoing Distributor: Disney - ongoing Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Matthew Macfayden

Beetlejuice 2 The sequel to the 1988 fantasy-comedy Beetlejuice. Dir: Tim Burton Production company: Plan B Where: London When: May - ongoing Distributor: Warner Bros Cast: Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Jenna Ortega

The Radleys Black comedy surrounding a family of vampires who chose to abstain from drinking blood. Dir: Euros Lyn Production company: Genesius Pictures Where: UK When: June - ongoing Distributor: N/A (sales: Cornerstone) Cast: Damian Lewis

Amateur A CIA cryptographer is desperate to avenge the death of his wife after she’s killed in a London terror attack. Dir: James Hawes Production company: 20th Century Studios Where: UK When: June - ongoing Distributor: Cast: Rami Malek, Rachel Brosnahan Laurence Fishburne

Speak No Evil Remake of the Danish thriller about two families who go on a vacation together that quickly turns sinister. Dir: James Watkins Production company: Blumhouse Productions Where: Gloucester, UK When: May - July Distributor: Universal Pictures Cast: James McAvoy, Mackenzie Davis

Heads Of State Plot under wraps. Dir: Ilya Naishuller Production company: The Safran Company Where: London When: May - ongoing Distributor: Amazon Cast: Idris Elba, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, John Cena

Giant 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

Wicked 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, Sky Studios Elstree When: Dec 2022 - ongoing Distributor: Universal Cast: Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey

TV Series

The Sandman (series two) The second series of the comic book adaptation about metaphysical entities. Series creator: Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, Allan Heinberg Where: Pinewood Group, Shepperton When: June - ongoing Production company: PurePop Inc, The Blank Corporation, Phantom Four, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Television Distributor: Netflix Cast: Tom Sturridge, Patton Oswalt, Boyd Holbrook

The Day Of The Jackal Inspired by Fred Zinnemann’s 1973 film. Also shooting in Budapest, Croatia and Austria. Series creator: Ronan Bennett Where: London When: June - Dec Production company: Carnival Films, Sky Distributor: Sky/Peacock Cast: Eddie Redmayne

The Veil Two women play a deadly game of truth and lives while on a road trip from Istanbul to Paris and London. Series creator: Steven Knight Where: Kent When: May - ongoing Production company: FX Productions, PatMa productions, Love & Squalor Pictures Distributor: Hulu Cast: Elisabeth Moss

A Thousand Blows Follows two friends from Jamaica who get caught up in Victorian London’s illegal boxing scene. Series creator: Steven Knight Where: London, UK When: March - ongoing Production company: The Story Collective, Matriarch Productions, Water & Power Productions Distributor: Disney+ Cast: Malachi Kirby, Stephen Graham, Erin Doherty

Knuckles Spin-off series from the Sonic The Hedgehog films, following Sonic’s best friend and former nemesis. Director: Jeffrey Fowler Where: London When: May - ongoing Production company: Paramount Pictures, Sega Of America Distributor: Paramount+ Cast: Idris Elba, Adam Pally, Ellie Taylor

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: Warner Bros Studios Leavesden 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

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

The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power (series 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 Cast: Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Charlie Vickers, Markella Kavenagh, Robert Aramayo, Benjamin Walker


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