Frankenstein Chronicles to film in spring
The second series of ITV Encore’s The Frankenstein Chronicles is heading to active pre-production early next year, with shooting set for the spring in Northern Ireland.
Sean Bean returns in the lead role of Inspector John Marlott in the re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s Gothic classic, set in 19th century London.
Bean executive produces alongside Tracey Scoffield and David Tanner of Rainmark Films, and Justin Thomson-Glover and Patrick Irwin of Far Moor.
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The show was created by Benjamin Ross, and writer Barry Langford, and is backed by funding from Northern Ireland Screen.
In September this year, Bean began filming his starring role of Father Michael Kerrigan in Broken, Jimmy’ McGovern’s major new Liverpool-set 6 x 60 drama for BBC One about a Catholic priest and his struggle with his faith in contemporary Britain.
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