Netflix has announced one of the first titles in its new batch of UK film features slate ‘I Came By’ featuring George MacKay.
Commissioned by Fiona Lamptey who is focusing on developing distinctive British productions to create bold new stories to entertain and excite a global audience. The first in its list is the feature from writer/director Babak Anvari.
The film will focus on a rebellious young graffiti artist, who targets the homes of the wealthy elite, discovers a shocking secret that leads him on a journey endangering himself and those closest to him.
The cast will include Hugh Bonneville as Sir Hector Blake, George Mackay as Toby Nealey, Kelly Macdonald as Lizzie Nealey, Percelle Ascott as Jay Agassi and Varada Sethu as Naz.
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Filming will take place in the UK, the film is slated for a release on the streamer in 2022.
Mackay follows his acclaimed role in the Academy Award-winning ‘1917’ and will shortly be seen in the adaptation of Robert Harris’s ‘Munich: The Edge of War’ for Netflix and Nathalie Biancheri’s genre drama ‘Wolf’ alongside Lily-Rose Depp.
Macdonald recently wrapped production on the UK adaptation of French comedy hit series ‘Call My Agent’, Later this year, she stars opposite Colin Firth in ‘Operation Mincemeat’ (Netflix, US).
Bonneville recently completed production on ‘Downton Abbey 2’ and will shortly voice role in the adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s ‘The Amazing Maurice’.
Percelle Ascott recently starred in the final season of ‘Tin Star’ following his starring role in Netflix supernatural drama ‘The Innocents’ and joins ‘I Came By’ alongside Varada Sethu following her breakout role in crime drama Hard Sun.