Killing Eve: production begins on Sandra Oh Thriller TV series – canceled + renewed TV shows
We’re one step closer to Sandra Oh’s new series. This week, BBC America announced that production on the upcoming TV show has started Kill Eve.
From Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the dramatic thriller “follows two fiercely intelligent women – a psychopathic assassin and the woman tasked with hunting her down.” Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer are the stars.
Kill Eve is currently filming in Europe and is set to debut on BBC America in 2018.
BBC AMERICA’S NEW KILLING EVE THRILLER STARTS FILMING ACROSS EUROPE
Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer are the main series written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd.
Fiona Shaw, David Haig, Kim Bodnia, Darren Boyd, Sean Delaney, Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Owen McDonnell join the cast
London – August 23, 2017 – Filming has started on BBC AMERICA’s all-new eight-part thriller Killing Eve, written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd. According to news from Luke Jennings’ “Villanelle”, Killing Eve follows two fiercely intelligent women – a psychopathic assassin and the woman tasked with hunting her down. Starring Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy, Sideways) and Jodie Comer (The White Princess, Thirteen), the series – a combination of brutal mischief and pathos – is filled with crisp humor, originality, and heavy-hitting action. challenges. Killing Eve is touring locations such as Paris, Tuscany, Berlin and London and will debut on BBC AMERICA in 2018.
Eve (Oh) is a bored and intelligent security officer whose office-related job doesn’t meet her spy fantasies. Villanelle (Comer) is a talented killer who clings to the luxury of her violent job. These two fierce women, equally obsessed with each other, will face off in an epic cat-and-mouse game, turning the typical spy thriller upside down.
Writer, Showrunner and Executive Producer Phoebe Waller-Bridge said, “I am extremely excited to have started filming Killing Eve. It’s fantastic and our cast, led by indomitable Sandra and Jodie, is to die for!
Sarah Barnett, President of BBC AMERICA, said: “Bringing Phoebe’s remarkable writing to life with these actors and this genius team is exciting. Killing Eve promises to be an original, funny and heartbreaking, glamorous and surprisingly realistic noir thriller, a vivid and colorful noir thriller.
Sally Woodward Gentle, executive producer and CEO of Sid Gentle Films Ltd. said: “At Sid Gentle, we couldn’t be more excited about the extraordinary talent we have in front of and behind the camera. It’s gonna be a blast.
Sandra Oh has received wide critical acclaim for her outstanding performance in Grey’s Anatomy for which she received a Golden Globe®, two SAG Awards and five Primetime Emmy® nominations. His other notable television roles include American Crime and HBO’s Arli $$. Oh’s award-winning cinema performances include Sideways, Last Night, and Double Happiness, and most recently, she starred in the cult films Catfight and Window Horses. She has also appeared in films such as Under the Tuscan Sun, The Princess Diaries, Dancing at the Blue Iguana and Rabbit Hole.
Jodie Comer has appeared in numerous shows including The White Princess, the recent adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, the drama series Doctor Foster and the BBC AMERICA miniseries Thirteen, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Best Actress award. main. Her other TV credits include Rillington Place, My Mad Fat Diary and Remember Me. She will also be seen in England is Mine, which is slated for release later this year.
Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter, True Blood) joined Oh and Comer today as Carolyn Martens, David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Penny Dreadful) as Eve’s colleague Bill, and Kim Bodnia (The Bridge) as Konstantin. Other actors include Darren Boyd (Frank Haleton), Sean Delaney (Kenny Stowton), Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Elena Felton) and Owen McDonnell (Niko).
Killing Eve is produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd. for BBC AMERICA with Waller-Bridge as showrunner and executive producer. Sally Woodward Gentle and Lee Morris are also executive producers with Colin Wratten as producer.
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Sid Gentle Films Ltd.
Sally Woodward Gentle formed Sid Gentle Films Ltd. in September 2013 to produce original and innovative television dramas and feature films. The indie is currently in production on the third series of The Durrells BAFTA nominated for ITV and in production on Killing Eve for BBC AMERICA, written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Crashing) and based on Luke Jennings ‘Villanelle’ novellas, set to debut in 2018. Sid Gentle Films Ltd. also produced the critically acclaimed adaptation of Len Deighton’s SS-GB epic starring Sam Riley and Kate Bosworth for BBC One, as well as Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories for Sky Arts.
What do you think? Are you a fan of psychological thrillers? Do you want to watch Kill Eve?