Sam Mendes preps spring feature shoot
Sam Mendes’ next film, 1917, is in pre-production readying to film in the spring.
The feature marks the first writing credit for the Oscar-winning director; he wrote the screenplay alongside Krysty Wilson-Cairns.
Since helming Bond films Skyfall and Spectre, Mendes has been spending more time directing in theatre including The Ferryman in 2017 and The Lehman Trilogy at the National last year.
Little is known about 1917 other than the First World War setting.
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