Netflix’s New Harlan Coben Drama is Greenlit + Casting UK Actors

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Photo Source: Sky 1/CBS/Netflix. Pictured – James Nesbitt, Cush Jumbo + Richard Armitage

Production is re-opening and the following UK projects are now visible on the horizon, whether in development or actively casting. Keep these leads on your radar and your eyes open for the opportunity to land an audition.

Stay Close
Stay Close is a new British drama from Netflix based on Harlan Coben’s best-selling novel of the same name. Following three people living comfortable lives despite concealing dark secrets, the series stars Cush Jumbo, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, and Sarah Parish. Currently in pre-production, filming starts in and around Manchester from February 2021 and casting directors Priscilla John and Orla Maxwell are attached. 

Lonely Boy
Lonely Boy is the working title for a new period drama from director Danny Boyle for FX. Both the plot and lead cast are under tight wraps but we can confirm that the project is in pre-production now, with filming beginning in January 2021 for 11 weeks. We can also confirm that casting director Gail Stevens is now attached. 

Looking for your next TV or film role? Check out our UK castings

Alex Rider 2
A second instalment in the action-packed Alex Rider TV series is set to shoot from January 2021, continuing the story of Anthony Horowitz’s teenage spy, played by Otto Farrant. No other cast is officially attached as yet but production will commence in Bristol for 22 weeks next year and casting director Gary Davy is on board.

Looking to get cast? Check out our UK auditions.

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