2022 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK: latest updates

The latest’s TV and film projects shooting in the UK and Ireland. 

By Tim Dams 14 Jun 2022

2022 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK: latest updates
Barbie. Credit: Warner Bros.

Screen reveals a snapshot of the latest high-end TV and film productions shooting in the UK and Ireland for the big studios and streamers.  


A dutiful damsel agrees to marry a handsome prince, only to find the royal family has recruited her as a sacrifice to repay an ancient debt.
Dir: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Production Company: PCMA, Roth/Kirschenbaum Films
Where: Troubadour Meridian Water Studios
When: February-ongoing
Distributor: Netflix  
Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Robin Wright, Nick Robinson

Fast X
The blockbuster with the ensemble cast will be a follow up to 2021’s Fast & Furious 9.
Dir: Louis Leterrier
Where: Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, Portugal 
When: April-September.
Production company: Original Film
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Cast: Vin Diesel, Cardi B, Brie Larson, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson.

The Boys In The Boat
The drama adaptation is set in 1936 and follows the University of Washington men’s rowing team deemed the competition’s underdogs but win gold in the race.
Dir: George Clooney
Where: Winnersh Film Studios/ on location across the UK
When: March-ongoing 
Production company: MGM/Smokehouse Pictures
Distributor: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Cast: Callum Turner, Joel Edgerton and Jack Mulhern

Margot Robbie plays Barbie in the live-action with Ryan Gosling starring as Ken.
Dir: Greta Gerwig
Where: Warner Bros. Leavesden
When: March-ongoing
Production Company: LuckyChap Entertainment; Heyday Films; Warner Bros. and Mattel Films.
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Cast: Emma Mackey, Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Alexandra Shipp, Will Ferrell, Issa Rae, Michael Cera, and Ariana Greenblatt.

Kraven The Hunter
Centres on Russian immigrant Sergei Kravinoff is on a mission to prove that he is the greatest hunter in the world.
Dir: J.C. Chandor
Production Company: Colombia Pictures, Marvel Entertainment
Where: on location London
When: March-ongoing
Distributor: Colombia Pictures/Sony Pictures Releasing
Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Russell Crowe

Heart Of Stone
The spy thriller starring Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan is written by Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder.
Dir: Tom Harper
Where: Shepperton Studios
Production company: Skydance Media
Where: on location London/ Suffolk, Portugal 
When: April-June
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Gal Gadot; Jamie Dornan

Magic Mike’s Last Dance
After seven years since the release of Magic Mike XXL, Channing Tatum returns to play the role of Magic Mike in the comedy-drama.
Dir: Steven Soderbergh
Where: On location in London
When: April-ongoing
Production company: Iron Horse Entertainment (II)
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Cast: Channing Tatum, Thandiwe Newton

Our Man From Jersey
The feature centres around Mike (Wahlberg), a construction worker from Jersey who gets thrown into the world of espionage after being recruited onto a mission by his ex-girlfriend
Dir: Julian Farino
Production company: Netflix
Where: on location in central and west London
When: June – ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: J.K. Simmons, Mark Wahlberg, Halle Berry

Three brothers who attempt to kill their violent father while on a hunting expedition turns into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
Dir: Rodger Griffiths
Production Company: Synchronicity Films, Mr B Films, Wild Sheep Content
Where: Scotland
When: June-July
Distributor: CAA
Cast: Brian Vernel, Daniel Portman, Calum Ross and Paul Higgins.

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part Two
The eighth film in the Tom Cruise franchise will be a second edition to Mission Impossible 7. 
Dir: Christopher McQuarrie
Production company: Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media 
Where: Warner Bros Studios Leavesden, South Africa 
When: June-December 22.
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Cast: Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Rebecca Ferguson

TV series 

The Crown - season five
The fifth season of the big-budget drama will follow the Windsor family through the 20th Century.
Where: Elstree studios
When: Jan-Aug 
Production companies: Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures television
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Lesley Manville, Jonny Lee Miller, Dominic West and Elizabeth Debicki.

The Ballad of Renegade Nell 
The 18th-century set drama follows Nell Jackson who is forced into a life of highway robbery after being framed for murder. But comes to the realisation that fate has put her on the wrong side of the law for a reason.
Series creator/writer: Sally Wainwright
Production company: Lookout Point 
Where: on location London
When: April-ongoing
Distributor: Disney

A respected television journalist is horrified to realise she is a key character in a story that she had hoped was long buried in the past and reveals her darkest secret.
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón
When: May-ongoing
Where: London
Production company: Esperanto Filmoj
Distributor: Apple Studios
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Sacha Baron Cohen, Kevin Kline, Hoyeon

Loki - season two 
The new season will be focused on the God Loki following the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame.
Series Creator: Michael Waldron
Where: Pinewood Studios
When: June-ongoing
Production company:  Marvel Studios
Distributor: Disney
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson

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