Jodie Comer Covid-Era UK Drama ‘Help’ is Greenlit + Casting

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Photo Source: Laura Radford/BBC. Pictured – Jodie Comer in Killing Eve

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.

Jack Thorne’s undoubtedly moving new one-off drama is set in a care home as the Covid pandemic unfolds in early 2020. Starring Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham, director Marc Munden is attached and shooting begins late January on location in Liverpool. Also now onboard is casting director Beverley Keogh.

A thriller set in 1970s London following an Irish paramilitary avenging his wife’s death. Starring Jack Reynor, John Boyega, Felicity Jones, and Jodie Turner-Smith, the project is gearing up to shoot in Glasgow with directors Tom and Charles Guard attached. Production begins in March 2021 and casting director Olivia Scott-Webb is attached. 

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?
A new romantic comedy which crosses cultures, starring Lily James, Shazad Latif, and Emma Thompson. Director Shekhar Kapur directs a script by Jemima Khan, with production starting soon in London. Casting director Lucy Bevan is onboard.

Dungeons & Dragons
Great news for the much-anticipated adaptation of role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. After years of development, the feature has entered pre-production ahead of a spring shoot in Belfast. The project has some heavyweight creatives attached, led by director-writers Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (the team behind Spiderman: Homecoming). No confirmed cast members yet, but shooting begins in late March and we’ll be back with a casting director as soon as there’s word.

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