Filming is now underway on Disney+ drama series “Suspect: The Shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes” (w/t) in London.

The series is written and executive produced by Jeff Pope (Philomena, Stan and OllieLittle Boy Blue and A Confession and is produced by Etta Pictures, Pope’s production label which is part of ITV Studios.

It has also been confirmed that the series will be directed by BAFTA award-winning Paul Andrew Williams (A Confession; Murdered for being Different; Bull). BAFTA award-winner Kwadjo Dajan (Appropriate Adult; Mrs Biggs; Little Boy Blue) will be producing.

Set immediately after the London bombings in 2005, the UK Original series focuses on the manhunt for a group of would-be terrorists and the tragic killing of innocent Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes, after he is mistaken as a suspect. Jean Charles de Menezes’ parents and other relatives are among those serving as consultants for the series.

“Suspect: The Shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes” (w/t) will be executive produced on behalf of Disney by Lee Mason, Director of Scripted, Disney+.

Jon Creamer

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