Director Lasse Hailstorm. Production Designer Guy Hendrix Dyas. Walt Disney Pictures’ live-action version of 'The Nutcracker.'
The Hitman's Bodyguard
Director Patrick Hughes. Designer Russell De Rozario. The film centres on the world's top protection agent who has a new client: a hitman who has come in from the cold. They have been on opposite ends of the bullet for years and hate one another. Now they are stuck together and have 24 hours to get to the Hague. Filmed in Ealing Studios in London, Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia and on location in Amsterdam.
Director Steven Spielberg. Production Designer Rick Carter. Release date 2016. A live action version of, The Big Friendly Giant, based on a classic children's book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Me Before You
Director Thea Sharrock. Production Designer Andrew McAlpine. Me Before You is based on a romantic bestselling novel written by Jojo Moyes in which a girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of. He has given up on life and she is determined to change his mind. Filmed in Wales, London and Mallorca. Release date 2016.
The Imitation Game
Director Morten Tyldum. Production Designer Maria Djurkovik. Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Stage build in Hays Studio, London and on location in London and Oxfordshire.
Director Justin Kurzel. Production Designer Fiona Crombie. Macbeth, a duke of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. Filmed in Surrey, Cambridgeshire, and Isle of Skye.
London Has Fallen
Director Babak Nakafi. Production Designer Joel Collins. Release date 2016. The sequel to Olympus Has Fallen. The film begins in London. After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and an English MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. Filmed in Pinewood Studios, London and in Nu Boyana Studios, Bulgaria.
Listen to me Marlon
Director Stevan Riley. Production Designer Kristian Milstead. A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brandon recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story. Charting his exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen with Brando himself as your guide, the film explores the complexities of the man by telling the story uniquely from Marlon's perspective, entirely in his own voice. No talking heads, no interviewees, just Brando on Brando and life. Stage build in Hays Studio, London.
Rock the Kasbah
Director Barry Levinson. Production Designer Niels Sejer. Richie Lanz, a has-been rock manager takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of American Idol. Filmed in Morocco.
The Thirteenth Tale
Director James Kent. Production Designer Jon Henson. The story of the residents of Angelfield House and follows ageing novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life - including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager. Filmed largely on location around Leeds, with a stage build at Studio 81 in Leeds.
Director Nick Murphy. Production Designer Cristina Casali. Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed. Filmed in Liverpool.
Director Stephen Bradley. Production Designer Cristina Casali. Set in Vietnam in 1989, fourteen years after the end of the war. Christina Noble flies into Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), a country "that she wouldn't be able to show you on a map". With a few dollars, her own hard-won courage, she is about embark on a life calling. The film explores her tough upbringing in Dublin and her early adult life in the UK. It is the inspirational true story of a woman who believes that it only takes one person to make a difference. Filmed in Liverpool and Vietnam.
The Making of a Lady
Director Richard Curson Smith, Production Designer Pat Cambell. A television film based on the 1901 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. After losing her employment, Emily accepts a proposal that will give her a secure future but soon finds herself trapped by her new family's deception. Filmed on location around Manchester.