2024 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK: latest updates

A snapshot of the film and high-end TV projects shooting in the UK and Ireland

By Ellie Calnan 6 Jun 2024

2024 film and high-end TV productions shooting in the UK: latest updates
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Our sister site Screen reveals a snapshot of the latest high-end TV and film productions shooting in the UK for the big studios and streamers.

Please contact us here to add or update changes to the following or new productions taking place in the UK.


Project Hail Mary
Adaptation of the sci-fi book The Martian by Andy Weir.
Dir: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Prod: Amazon MGM Studios
Where: London, UK
When: June
Distributor: Amazon MGM studios
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Sandra Huller

Set in 2007 during the Iraq war.
Dir: Alex Garland, Ray Mendoza
Prod: A24, DNA Films
Where: London, UK
When: May - on going
Distributor: A24
Cast: Cosmo Jarvis, Michael Gandolfini, Will Poulter 

The Awakening
A worldwide conspiracy threatens to control the globe.
Dir: Matt Routledge
Prod: Camelot Media
Where: Pinewood Studios, London
When: May - ongoing
Distributor: N/A
Cast: Alice Eve, Eddie Hall, Peter Stormare, Steven Berkoff, Matt Hookings

28 Years Later
Plot under wraps. Sequel to 28 Days Later and 28 Weeks Later.
Dir: Danny Boyle
Prod: DNA Films
Where: North east, Northumberland 
When: May - ongoing
Distributor: Sony
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jodie Comer, Ralph Fiennes

Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy 
Follows the titular Bridget Jones as a single mother in her early fifties.
Dir: Michael Morris
Prod: Working Title Films
Where: London
When: May - ongoing 
Distributor: Universal 
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson

A solitary man decides to embark on a journey of extreme experiences.
Dir: Paul Wright
Prod: Early Day Films, 65 Wilding Films
Where: Scotland
When: May - ongoing
Distributor: Blue Finch Films (sales)
Cast: George MacKay

Christmas Karma
A Bollywood musical retelling of A Christmas Carol
Dir: Gurinder Chadha
Prod: Bend It Films, Maven Screen Media
Where: London
When: April 22 - ongoing 
Distributor: TrueBrit Entertainment 
Cast: Eva Longoria, Kunal Nayyar, Hugh Bonneville 

Follows the rise of boxer Naseem Hamed during the 1980s and 90s.
Dir: Rowan Athale
Prod: White Star Productions, AGC Studios 
Where: Leeds
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: True Brit (UK)
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Amir El-Masry 

Greenland: Migration 
The sequel to apocalyptic drama Greenland follows the central family travel across the frozen wasteland of Europe.
Dir: Ric Roman Waugh
Prod: Thunder Road Pictures, Anton, G-BASE, CineMachine, STX Entertainment
Where: UK, Iceland 
When: April - ongoing 
Distributor: STX Entertainment
Cast: Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin

Levon’s Trade
A former black ops agent, who now works in construction, is called back in to action when a teenage girl disappears.
Dir: David Ayer 
Prod: Cedar Park Entertainment, Punch Palace Productions, Balboa Productions, Black Bear, BlocFilm
Where: London
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Prime Video 
Cast: Jason Statham 

Midwinter Break
A retired couple’s trip to Amsterdam brings up old memories.
Dir: Polly Findlay
Prod: Shoebox Productions, Focus Features, Film4
Where: Scotland 
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Focus Features
Cast: Lesley Manville, Ciaran Hinds

Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part Two 
The eighth edition in the action franchise.
Dir: Christopher McQuarrie
Prod: Tom Cruise Productions
Where: London, Derbyshire 
When: March - July 2023; March 2024 - ongoing
Ditsributor: Paramount
Cast: Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Simon Pegg 

Interweaves 12 different stories surrounding a tatty old mansion on the south coast of England.
Dir: John Jencks
Prod: Frank and Lively 
Where: Brighton 
When: March - ongoing
Distributor: N/A
Cast: Anna Chancellor, Roger Allam, Richard Katz

How To Train Your Dragon
Live-action remake of the 2010 animation about a hapless Viking who befriends a dragon.
Dir: Dean DeBlois
Prod: Universal, Marc Platt
Where: Titanic Studios, Belfast
When: January - April 
Distributor: Universal
Cast: Mason Thames, Nico Parker 

TV Series

Wednesday (series two)
The second series in the Addams family spin-off about the titular Wednesday as a teenager. 
Series creators: Al Gough, Miles Millar
Prod: MGM Television
Where: Ireland 
When: May - ongoing 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Jenna Ortega, Christina Ricci, Emma Myers 

The Witcher
The fourth season of the medieval drama. 
Series creator: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Prod: Platige Films, Hivemind Content
Where: Longcross Studios 
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix 
Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra

The Undertow
A woman’s life is turned upside down when her husband’s estranged identical twin brother returns.
Series director: Jeremy Lovering
Prod: Complete Fiction, wiip
Where: Scottish Highlands
When: April - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Jamie Dornan, Mackenzie Davis, Iain de Caestecker

Outlander (series eight)
The final series of the fantasy drama about a time-travelling nurse in the Jacobite rising.
Series creator: Ronald D. Moore
Prod: Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television, Tall Ship Productions
Where: Scotland
When: March - ongoing
Distributor: Starz 
Cast: Caitríona Balfe, Sam Heughan

Slow Horses (series five)
The fifth season of the espionage spy thriller about a group of MI5 rejects.
Series creator: Will Smith
Prod: See-Saw Films
Where: London
When: February - ongoing
Distributor: AppleTV+
Cast: Gary Oldman, Jack Lowden, Kristen Scott Thomas 

Follows the US-Scotland investigation into the 1988 Lockerbie air disaster.
Lead writer: Jonathan Lee
Prod: World Productions 
Where: Scotland
When: March - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix, BBC
Cast: Connor Swindells, Patrick J. Adams, Merritt Weaver 

The Devil’s Hour (series three)
The third season of the supernatural thriller about a woman hunting a serial killer.
Series creator: Tom Moran
Prod: Hartswood Films
Where: Shepperton Studios 
When: February - June
Distributor: Prime Video
Cast: Peter Capaldi, Jessica Raine, Nikesh Patel 

The Franchise
Satirical comedy centring around a film crew shooting a superhero film.
Series creators: Jon Brown, Armando Iannucci, Sam Mendes
Prod: Neal Street Productions, Dundee Productions
Where: UK
When: July 2023; February - ongoing
Cast: Himesh Patel, Billy Magnussen, Aya Cash 

In a world where men live under a strict curfew with 24-hour monitoring, a woman is brutally murdered without a suspect.
Dir: Joasia Goldyn
Prod: Vertigo Films, Evolutionary Films
Where: London
When: February - ongoing
Distributor: Paramount+
Cast: Sarah Parish, Mandip Gill, Alexandra Burke 

Dead And Buried
Adapted from the play Bag For Life, this drama follows the story of a young mum who bumps into her brother’s murderer at the supermarket.
Series creator: Colin Bateman
Where: Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland
When: January - ongoing
Production company: BBC Studios, All3Media, Three River Fiction, Vico Films
Distributor: BBC 
Cast: Annabel Scholey, Colin Morgan, Owen Roe

Follows the aftermath of the 1988 air disaster over Scotland and a grieving father trying to seek justice.
Lead writer: David Harrower 
Prod: Carnival Films, Sky Studios 
Where: UK
When: January - May
Distributor: Sky, Peacock
Cast: Colin Firth, Catherine McCormack, Mark Bonnar 

Department Q
A guilt-ridden detective becomes consumed with a cold case.
Series creator: Scott Frank
Prod: Left Bank Pictures
Where: Edinburgh and Scotland
When: January - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Matthew Goode, Chloe Pirrie, Mark Bonnar 

Outlander: Blood Of My Blood
Prequel to the fantasy series Outlander, centring on the protagonist’s parents.
Series creator: Matthew B. Roberts
Prod: Sony Pictures Television
Where: Scotland
When: January - ongoing
Distributor: Starz
Cast: N/A

Too Much
Romantic comedy about a woman who moves from New York to London after a break-up.
Series creator: Lena Dunham, Luis Felber
Prod: Working Title Television, Good Thing Going
Where: London
When: January - ongoing
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Megan Stalter, Will Sharpe

Andor (series two) 
Prequel series to Star Wars’ Rogue One.
Series creator: Tony Gilroy
Prod: LucasFilm
Where: Pinewood Studios 
When: November 2022 - July 2023, January 2024 - ongoing 
Distributor: Disney+
Cast: Diego Luna, Stellan Skarsgård

Silo (series two) 
The second series in AppleTV’s hit sci-fi set in the future where people are forced to live underground
Series creator: Graham Yost
Prod: AMC Studios
Where: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire 
When: June - July, November 2023 - ongoing
Distributor: AppleTV
Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Common, Tim Robbins 

The Diplomat (series two)
Political thriller following the US ambassador to the UK.
Series creator: Debora Cahn
Prod: Netflix Studios
Where: London, North London studios
When: June - July, November 2023 - ongoing 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Keri Russell, Rufus Sewell, Rory Kinnear

The Sandman (series two)
The second series of the comic book adaptation about metaphysical entities.
Series creator: Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, Allan Heinberg 
Prod: PurePop Inc, The Blank Corporation, Phantom Four, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Television
Where: Pinewood Group, Shepperton
When: June - July, November 2023 - ongoing 
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Tom Sturridge, Patton Oswalt, Boyd Holbrook

This information comes from a variety of sources, including our sister site, Production Intelligence (PI), part of The Knowledge. For more details on PI and how to subscribe, click HERE for a demo


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