Golden Globe winner Saoirse Ronan has been roped in to play the central character in filmmaker Steve McQueen’s interval film Blitz. The Apple TV+ undertaking focuses on a gaggle of Londoners in the course of the aerial bombing of the British capital on the time of World War II.
According to leisure web site Variety, McQueen is writing, directing and producing the movie. The shoot is scheduled to start later this 12 months.
McQueen’s banner Lammas Park is producing Blitz alongside Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of Working Title Films, and Arnon Milchan, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer from New Regency.
McQueen and New Regency have beforehand collaborated on Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave and Widows.