Filming underway on My Name is Lenny

Josh HelmanFilming has begun on biopic My Name is Lenny, with the four-week shoot based at 3 Mills Studios in east London. 

The feature explores the life of Lenny McLean, one of Britain’s most notorious bare-knuckle fighters also known as ‘The Guv’nor’. 

Australian actor Josh Helman (pictured, Wayward Pines, X-Men: Days of Future Past; X-Men: Apocalypse; Mad Max: Fury Road) plays Lenny, with support from Chanel Cresswell, Michael Gambon and Rita Tushingham. 

The feature comes from Nick Taussig and Paul Van Carter’s shingle Salon Pictures; the pair produce alongside Michael Mendelsohn and McLean’s son Jamie. 

Ron Scalpello directs from a screenplay by Van Carter and Martin Askew. Shooting runs until mid-September at the studio, currently also home to the third series of E!’s The Royals starring Elizabeth Hurley. 


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