Peter Capaldi, Damian Lewis, Jessica Brown-Findlay, and Iwan Rheon will star in actor/writer/director David Leon’s debut feature Driven.
Production on the crime thriller is set to start in and around Newcastle and Northumberland in early 2013. Driven will be produced by Daisy Allsop with the photographer Rankin attached as executive producer alongside Gareth Wiley. German production company GFF will co-produce. The film will be made through Leon’s production company Zeitgeist Films.
Driven is a loosely autobiographical film, a crime thriller based around Leon’s own childhood experiences growing up in Newcastle in the late ’80s and early ’90s.
Read more at Screen Daily
‘Thick Of It’ to return to BBC Two in 2012
It has been revealed by Armando Lannucci that seven new The Thick Of It episodes have been written, which will be aired later this year.
Confiming the news on Twitter, he Tweeted: “Oh, and we’ve finished writing 7 eps of The Thick of It, to be shown on BBC Two later this year.”
Yesterday, Catherham F1 team’s Head of Communications, Tom Webb claimed to have spotted Peter Capaldi filming in character in London.
He Tweeted: “In London for meetings & just passed MASSIVE news – Malcolm Tucker filming new scened for The Thick Of It outside Portcullis House. YES!! (sic)”
Read more (and see a clip) at iMediaMonkey
Also reported by Digital Spy