Michael Winterbottom to bring Boris Johnson's handling of Covid-19 to TV

‘There are rare moments in history when leaders find their private lives uniquely connected to national events’ say producersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMichael Winterbottom is set to bring Boris Johnson’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic to television. The film-maker, whose credits include 24 Hour Party People and the Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon series The Trip, will co-write and direct a co-production between Fremantle, Passenger – which makes the anthology series True Detective – and Revolution Films.The Sunday Times political editor Tim Shipman will act as a consultant to the programme makers. Shipman’s book All Out War also served as the basis for the Channel 4 drama Brexit: The Uncivil War, in which Benedict Cumberbatch played Dominic Cummings. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-26 13:30:13 UTC ]
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