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According to Deadline, Noel Clarke (Kidulthood) and Ashley Walters (Top Boy) are set to star in Bulletproof, a new detective drama for Sky which they have co-created with Nick Love (The Football Factory).
The site reports that the series will be a mix of comedy, drama and action, and sees Clarke and Walters as Bishop and Pike, two best mates and police detectives. Pike’s dad was the first black police commissioner and his son grew up always trying to live up to expectations, while Bishop spent his life being passed around foster homes, moving from school to school, and looking for a father figure. The series will see their friendship put to the test for the first time.
- Gary Collinson
The third season of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and new police drama Bulletproof begin shooting next month for Sky with plans to air in 2018. James Nesbitt will return to Lucky Man as Detective Inspector Harry Clayton while Noel Clarke (The Level, Adulthood, Kidulthood) and actor/rapper Ashley Walters (Top Boy) are teaming up as a detective duo in Bulletproof which they co-created with Nick Love. The two Sky Original Productions will air on Sky 1. A mix of comedy, drama and… »
There’s a lot of energy swirling around this flawed, but punchy and watchable gangland thriller from Irish film-maker Mark O’Connor, who directed the bareknuckle fight drama King of the Travellers in 2012.
This too stars John Connors, who is also co-writer. He plays Jason, a tough guy and occasional DJ in north Dublin. He hangs out with his crew, some of them are rappers, all are on the dole but dreaming of vaguely making it in the music business. In the meantime, the plan is get some startup cash by robbing an off-licence in order to buy some heroin from a local wholesaler, to retail on the streets – to the very considerable displeasure of the area’s chief drug dealer, with whose wife »
- Peter Bradshaw
Film set to be made under UK-China co-pro treaty.
Nick Love is to write and direct, with Kris Thykier producing on the UK side, Jeffrey Chan (Bona Film Group) handling the Chinese end and 20th Century Fox also on board. While the original featured wrestling, the remake will have a Mixed Martial Art fighting component.
Further details of the project were revealed by Michael Andreen, senior vice-president 20th Century Fox International, at the Winston Baker Film Finance Forum at Cannes Film Festival today (May 19).
“Given that the nature of the film allowed us to explore the international landscape, we decided to see what would happen to see if we could take the opportunity presented by this picture to develop a picture that starts in Macau,” Andreen explained.
He revealed that the production would be set in London »
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