Cameras roll on JJ Abrams' Overlord

JJ AbramsPrincipal photography is underway on Overlord with the three-month shoot based entirely in the UK

JJ Abrams (pictured) is one of the producers on the Second World War feature which is set during the run-up to D-Day in 1944 and centres on a group of US paratroopers on a key mission behind enemy lines. 

On their approach to an occupied Normandy village, the soldiers some up against a different enemy, as supernatural forces created by a Nazi experiment are released.  

Julius Avery directs from a screenplay by Billy Ray and Mark L Smith; the production comes from Abrams’ Bad Robot and Paramount.

PI has listings for key UK hires including the production designer, UPM and production co-ordinator. 

Overlord is one of several inward investment projects currently filming in the UK – or with a production base here - including Mary Poppins Returns, Tomb Raider, the untitled Jurassic World sequel, Mission: Impossible 6 and the Han Solo feature. 

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JJ Abrams photo via Getty Images/FilmMagic/Bruce Glikas. 


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