Espionage thriller doubles UK for US

London skyline Fox Networks’ Group’s new TV drama series, The Nine, is set to start shooting in Morocco in late spring, doubling the country for both Iran and Lebanon. 

Esio Trot producer Endor Productions is making the 8 x 60 espionage thriller with Hilary Bevan Jones and Tom Nash producing for the company.

The production will spend around 10 weeks shooting in Morocco before heading to the UK for a further stint of filming, where London will play itself as well as doubling for the US. 

Written by Matthew Parkhill, Stephen Thompson and Simon Maxwell, the story centres on ex-spy Max Easton who becomes embroiled once again in the intelligence world as he tries to avenge his son’s death.

There is a clutch of UK hires working on the international project - Production Intelligence subscribers can log in for shoot dates and key production personnel including the line producer, production designer, location manager and casting director. 

The Nine is for Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa and marks the broadcaster’s first regional scripted commission. It will air on Fox in more than 50 European and African countries.

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