EXCLUSIVE: Elliot Tittensor, Charlotte Hope and Steven Berkoff among cast of ‘Romeo and Juliet’-style thriller.
Shoot has wrapped in Manchester and Leeds on UK thriller Long Time Coming – North vs South, from writer-director Steven Nesbit and producers Benjamin Foottit and Mark Foligno.
Cast on the feature includes Bernard Hill, Steven Berkoff, Greta Scacchi, Keith Allen, Steve Evets, Elliot Tittensor, Charlotte Hope, Geoff Bell, Oliver Cotton, Brad Moore, Freema Agyeman and Sydney Wade.
The film focusses on the battle between a group of brutal northern hard men and their southern criminal enemies, during which two star-crossed young lovers from the rival families carry out an illicit affair.
Former Screen Star of Tomorrow Tittensor (Spike Island, Shameless) and rising star Charlotte Hope (Testament of Youth, Game of Thrones) play the film’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ characters.
Budgeted at around $2m, the independently financed film is produced by Benjamin Foottit through his London-based production company North South Films, alongside The King’s Speech executive producer Mark Foligno.
Director Nesbit and producer Foottit previously collaborated on 2010 horror Curio.