Gemma Arterton readies to film Summerland

Gemma Arterton Gemma Arterton is preparing to film a period feature, Summerland, in East Sussex in September. 

The film is set during the Second World War and centres on Alice (Arterton), a fiercely independent writer.

Consumed by her work and haunted by a past love, her outlook on life changes when she takes in Frank, a young evacuee.   

The cast includes Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton. The feature marks the directorial debut of Olivier Award-winning playwright Jessica Swale, who has also written the screenplay

Guy Heeley of Shoebox Films produces.

Production Intelligence subscribers can log in for more details on Summerland, including the shoot dates and key hires such as the casting director, line producer, production designer and DoP. 

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Photo via Getty Images WireImage Mike Marsland. 


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