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Production is underway on John Jenks' British comedy “Promenade”;  Anna Chancellor and Roger Allam among the staff (exclusively)

Production is underway on John Jenks' British comedy “Promenade”; Anna Chancellor and Roger Allam among the staff (exclusively)

Principal photography is taking place on location in Brighton for John Jenks' UK comedy troupe Park walkway.

The UK feature was written by David Wigram and produced by Apostasy Producer Marcy McLellan. The film was entirely financed by Jencks's company The Electric Shadow Company, and produced in collaboration with MacLellan's company Frank and Lively. It is one of the first feature film productions to benefit from the new UK tax credit, where eligible films can receive tax relief of up to 40%.

Featuring a cast of 50, the film brings together 12 different stories set in an eccentric society in an old, dilapidated mansion on the south coast of England.

The cast includes Anna Chancellor, Roger Allam, Richard Katz, Don MacEchan, Lily Lovelace, Elsa Zylberstein, and Rosie Day.

This production is the first feature film in the UK to be used during pre-production, production and post-production for Call It!, an app for cast and crew to anonymously report workplace behaviour, and raise concerns about bullying, health, safety and work. Terms and protection. A wellbeing coordinator is also available for the cast and crew throughout filming.

“After spending seven years making a superhero movie [Rupert Sanders’ The Crow]“I wanted to make a film that was the exact opposite,” said Jencks, describing the film. Park walkway As a “community-driven film without a single hero”.

British director Jinx previously directed the 2017 comedy hippopotamus, based on the novel by Stephen Fry; and produced titles including the 2019 short film anthology The uncertain kingdomas well as Lionsgate the crowStarring Bill Skarsgard and FKA Twigs.

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