Britannia Series 2 in the pipeline
A second series of historical period drama Britannia is in the pipeline, this time with the majority of filming taking place in the UK.
Series One was the first co-production between Sky Atlantic and Amazon Prime Video, and filmed largely in Prague with a stint in Wales.
Kelly Reilly and David Morrissey starred in the nine-part series that was set in AD43 and followed the Roman conquest of Britain.
Vertigo Films and Neal Street Productions produce the show that is written by Jez and Tom Butterworth, and James Richardson.
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Britannia is one of around 90 film and TV projects currently in pre-production on PI, including Official Secrets with Keira Knightley, Heyday Films’ feature version of The Secret Garden and Ruth Wilson’s TV drama Mrs Wilson.
Britannia photo via Sky.
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