Mike Leigh Starts Filming Next Project


Variety says that Mike Leigh (the Oscar-nominated Happy-Go-Lucky) has started production on his next film, starring Leigh regulars Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent and Philip Davis. The movie will shoot in London for nine weeks.

Actors David Bradley and Stuart McQuarrie have signed on for their first Leigh film.

Georgina Lowe produces, with Gail Egan as executive producer. Leigh’s longtime producer, Simon Channing-Williams, died in April.