Salon Pictures today announced the end of production on their highly anticipated new feature film Churchill, The film which follows the eponymous icon in the days preceding one of the most important events in world history: D-Day.The film is directed by Jonathan Teplitzky (The Railway Man) The five week shoot took place across various locations in Scotland, including Glasgow and Edinburgh. To celebrate the release, Salon Pictures have sent us a new image, check it out…
In Churchill , as tensions mount in the days preceding D-Day, the now-beleaguered Prime Minister Winston Churchill, (Brian Cox ,The Bourne Supremacy, X-Men 2, Zodiac, War & Peace, Troy), must prepare a final attempt to crush Hitler’s encroaching army. With the entire War effort ultimately hinging on this decision, the stakes have never been higher. As the Wartime leader clashes with his generals, tension builds with the Americans, and Churchill must wrestle his inner-demons in order to navigate the Allies to victory.
Miranda Richardson (Harry Potter, Testament of Youth) plays his beloved wife Clemmie Churchill, with John Slattery (Mad Men, Captain America Civil War) as General Eisenhower, James Purefoy (Rome, The Following, High Rise) as King George VI, and rising-star Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Tarzan) joining the cast as Churchill’s secretary. Further casting on the project showcases a host of renowned British talent, including Julian Wadham (War Horse, The English Patient), Danny Webb (Valkyrie, A Little Chaos), George Anton (Marcella, The Sweeney) Steve Cree (Brave) and Richard Durden (Wolf Hall, From Paris With Love).
Chruchill has a cinema release date of 1st January 2017(tbc).