Warp Films and Art in Action have started shooting a comedywith the working title of The Allotment.
Richard Laxton, who recentlycompleted Life & Lyrics, willdirect from a script by Frank Cottrell Boyce with Carl Hunter. The Allotment follows a refugee familytrying to fit into the community of their gardening allotment.
The film's cast includes Benedict Wong, Eddie MArsan, Alan Williams, Philip Jackson, OmidDjalili, Sarah Hadland,Roland Manookian and newcomers Sophie Lee and JeffreyLi.
The film-makers are shooting for six weeks in Merseyside.
'The Allotment is a universal story with its roots in
Producer Luke Alkinfrom