Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

PrintSpace has picked up the new seven-part series from the BBC Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell will be shot in Quebec as well as the U.K., and the series is based on the bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke, with Peter Harness adapting. Toby Haynes (Sherlock, Doctor Who, Wallender) is director, and Nick Hirschkorn from Feel Films (Five Children And It, Skellig) is producer along with Greg Dummett on behalf of Quebec’s Cité Amérique.

Nick Marston CEO of Cuba Pictures says: “The production has now developed into a seven part series and we are delighted that scriptwriter Peter Harness is well on the way to completing all seven hours. He has just delivered episode five and, with Toby Haynes on board to direct, we are in an excellent position to begin pre-production later this month, with production due to start filming in late summer.” Continue reading »