Judd Apatow films pandemic movie in London
Writer/director Judd Apatow’s latest feature, a film set during a pandemic about a bubble of actors holed up together in a hotel while trying to finish a movie, is now shooting in and around London for Netflix.
Apatow (pictured) wrote the screenplay for The Bubble with Pam Brady (South Park); he also produces for his shingle Apatow Productions. His long-time collaborator Barry Mendel is on board as exec producer.
The cast includes Karen Gillan, Iris Apatow, Fred Armisen, Maria Bakalova, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key, Leslie Mann, Pedro Pascal, Peter Serafinowicz.
The production base for The Bubble is at Shepperton Studios; in July 2019, Netflix struck a deal with the site to have exclusive access to most of the facilities including its 14 sound stages.
Apatow has previously teamed with the streaming giant on Love, a romantic drama he created that explored ‘down-to-earth dating’ that ran for three series.
Image via: Mark Seliger.
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