Operation Mincemeat to film in December
A new WWII film starring Colin Firth will film in London from December.
Operation Mincemeat is from See-Saw Films and Cohen Media Group with Archery Pictures.
Director John Madden will be calling the shots from a screenplay by Michelle Ashford, based on a book by Ben Macintyre of the same name.
Based on real-life events, the story centres on two intelligence officers who used a dead body and false papers to outwit German troops in 1943.
The producers are See-Saw’s Iain Canning and Emile Sherman, Archery Pictures’ Kris Thykier and Charles S. Cohen.
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Firth is coming off the back of Supernova, a feature he filmed recently for The Bureau in Cumbria with Stanley Tucci.
Photo credit: Red Stable Films Ltd.
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