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The Radleys – Starring Damian Lewis, Kelly Macdonald and Shaun Parkes

The Radleys – Starring Damian Lewis, Kelly Macdonald and Shaun Parkes


Manufacturing has begun for Sky Unique movie The Radleys, a scarily relatable vampire thriller tailored from the critically acclaimed novel by best-selling writer Matt Haig (A Boy Referred to as Christmas) and produced by Genesius Footage (Good Luck To You Leo Grande, Mrs Lowry and Son). Coming to Sky Cinema in 2024, filming will begin in London and Yorkshire from the beginning of June for six weeks.

With wickedly humorous dialogue and real spine-chilling scares, The Radleys explores the turmoil which follows once we deny our deepest, darkest needs. Removed from being one other bloody vampire story, it is a deliciously darkish drama that asks the query “What are you hungry for?”

Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Damian Lewis (A Spy Amongst Associates, Homeland) shall be taking part in a twin position alongside Emmy® winner Kelly Macdonald (Operation Mincemeat, No Nation for Outdated Males) and BAFTA® nominee Shaun Parkes (Small Axe).

Nestled in a quiet, suburban English city stay The Radleys. To their neighbours, they’re as atypical as they arrive, but beneath the floor, mother and father Peter (Lewis) and Helen (Macdonald) are concealing a devastatingly darkish secret from their teenage kids, Rowan and Clara. They’re abstaining vampires, selecting to not drink blood regardless of their pure cravings, but changing into an increasing number of bloodthirsty by the day.

When Clara is unexpectedly attacked by a boy in her class and her pure instincts take over, Peter and Helen are pressured to disclose the reality. The stunning revelation encourages lovesick son Rowan and beforehand vegan Clara to query their very own identification and suppressed needs. It’s at this pivotal juncture that Peter’s twin brother Will arrives on the scene (performed by Damian Lewis in a twin position). A proud, practising vampire who overtly embraces his hedonistic, bloodthirsty way of life, Will forces the household to face their repressed urges even additional. Can the household proceed to carry again their hidden bloodlust, or will they provide in to their true nature?

A Genesius Footage manufacturing, The Radleys was developed with British Comedy Award winner Jo Model (Getting on, The Extra You Ignore Me) and is written by Talitha Stevenson (Late in Summer time). The movie shall be directed by BAFTA® award-winning director Euros Lyn (Heartstopper, Dream Horse) and produced by Debbie Grey (Good Luck to You, Leo Grande) with Lewis as government producer by means of his manufacturing firm, Ginger Biscuit Leisure. Further government producers embody Julia Stuart and Laura Grange at Sky, Mark Gooder and Alison Thompson at Cornerstone, Peter Touche, Andrea Scarso and Christelle Conan at Ingenious Media and Julian Gleek of Genesius. The movie is financed by Sky and Ingenious Media and Cornerstone is dealing with worldwide gross sales and distribution.

Julia Stuart, Director of Unique Movie at Sky feedback: “I am very excited to observe Matt Haig’s The Radleys come alive on display because it begins manufacturing with high British expertise together with Damian Lewis and Kelly Macdonald. Wickedly humorous and darkly compelling, I’m so happy to deliver this movie to Sky Cinema in 2024.”

Debbie Grey, Managing Director of Genesius Footage says: “Delighted to be partnering once more with the group at Sky Cinema on our adaptation of Matt Haig’s fantastic novel The Radleys. An thrilling script to provide and a novel black comedy below Euros Lyn’s sensible path.”



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