Recent off successful a BAFTA TV Award final night time for Assist, Jodie Comer is plunging headlong into one other troublesome on-screen state of affairs that could possibly be torn from the information headlines. She’ll star in new environmental catastrophe thriller The Finish We Begin From.
Alice Birch, whose day job is among the writers offering the enjoyably spiky dialogue for Succession, tailored Megan Hunter’s 2017 novel.
Set amid an environmental disaster that sees London submerged by flood waters, the feminist survival story focuses on a younger household torn aside within the chaos. Comer will play a mom who along with her new-born baby tries to discover a method residence, navigating essentially the most difficult and apocalyptic begin to motherhood.
The Lengthy Music‘s Mahalia Belo is on board to direct, and the movie shall be among the many hotter tasks up on the market at subsequent week’s Cannes Movie Market.
“The Finish We Begin From may be very near our hearts,” say producers Leah Clarke, Liza Marshall and Adam Ackland in a press release carried by Deadline. “Megan’s heart-wrenching novel, and Alice’s fantastic adaptation, current a narrative about motherhood, separation, social and environmental upheaval, and people primal instincts in us which draw moments of pleasure and inspiration out of the chaos. We’re extremely excited to have Mahalia and Jodie lead this gifted artistic staff in making what we all know shall be a resonant, riveting movie.”
Oh, and there’s one different producer concerned: one Benedict Cumberbatch, whose SunnyMarch firm is concerned in shepherding the movie to screens. The cameras ought to be rolling in August.