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

Source: Film and TV Charity

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

Productions that are still on hold following the SAG-AFTRA strike (which concluded in November, 2023) are noted.

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


How To Train Your Dragon
Live-action remake of the 2010 animation about a hapless Viking who befriends a dragon.
Dir: Dean DeBlois
Production company: Universal, Marc Platt
Where: Titanic Studios, Belfast
When: January 2024
Distributor: Universal
Cast: Mason Thames, Nico Parker 

Surrounds a boxer and his cornermen in the hours leading up to an important fight
Dir: Christopher M. Anthony
Production company: Blackwater Pictures, Silver Milk Productions
Where: London
When: December 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: TBC 
Nicholas Pinnock, Jordan Bolger 

Above The Below
A trio of astronauts end up trapped in the middle of the ocean. 
Dirs: Idris Elba, Martin Owen
Production company: Future Artists Entertainment
Where: Pinewood
When: November 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: Lionsgate
Cast: Idris Elba, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Caitlin Fitzgerald 

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 – July, December 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: TBC
Cast: Rami Malek, Rachel Brosnahan Laurence Fishburne 

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 – July, November 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: Disney
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Matthew Macfayden 

Sonic The Hedgehog 3
Plot under wraps. Filming was taking place without actors during the strike.
Dir: Jeff Fowler 
Production company: Blur Studio, Sega 
Where:  Pinewood Studios 
When: September 2023 – ongoing
Distributor:  Paramount
Cast:  Idris Elba, James Marsden, Ben Schwartz 

Wicked ON HOLD
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: December 2022 – July 2023, 2024 dates TBC
Distributor: Universal
Cast: Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey

TV Series

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
Where: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire 
When: June – July, November 2023 – ongoing
Production company: AMC Studios
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
Where: London, North London studios
When: June – July, November 2023 – ongoing 
Production company: Netflix Studios
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 
Where: Pinewood Group, Shepperton
When: June – July, November 2023 – ongoing 
Production company: PurePop Inc, The Blank Corporation, Phantom Four, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Television
Distributor: Netflix
Cast: Tom Sturridge, Patton Oswalt, Boyd Holbrook

Black Doves  
A spy and wife to a politician has her life turned upside down when her secret lover mysteriously dies.
Series creator: Joe Barton
Production company: Sister Productions, Noisy Bear
Where: UK
When: October 2023 – March 2024
Distributor:  Netflix
Cast: Keira Knightley, Ben Whishaw, Sarah Lancashire 

Gangs Of London (series three)
The third series in the London-set crime drama following rival gangs.
Series creators: Gareth Evans, Matt Flannery
Production company: Pulse Films
Where: London
When: October 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: Sky
Cast: Joe Cole, Sope Dirisu

Suspect: The Shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes
A dramatisation of the manhunt for the terrorists involved in the 2005 London bombings.
Series writer: Jeff Pope
Production company: Etta Pictures
Where: London
When: October 2023 – ongoing 
Distributor: Disney
Cast: TBC 

A woman, about to turn 40, stops sleeping and fears she may suffer a psychotic breakdown.
Series director: Börkur Sigthorsson
Production company: Left Bank Pictures, Build Your Own Films
Where: London
When: September 2023 – ongoing
Distributor: Sony Pictures Television
Cast: Vicky McClure, Tom Cullen, Leanne Best 

Andor (series two) ON HOLD 
Prequel series to Star Wars’ Rogue One.
Series creator: Tony Gilroy
Where: Pinewood Studios 
When: November 2022 – July 2023, 2024 dates TBC
Production company: LucasFilm
Distributor: Disney+
Cast: Diego Luna, Stellan Skarsgård

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