Made in Italy aka The Long Way Round
Role: Director & Screenplay Writer
Start: 01 May - 10 June 2019 Tuscany
The Hot Zone (TV mini series)
Role: Trevor Rhodes
Start: 13 Sep - 21 Dec 2018 TO/S.Africa
Release: 27-29 May 2019 NAT GEO 9/8C
Role: Edwin Jarvis
Start: 10 Aug 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
Release: 26 April 2019 worldwide
The Rook (TV Series)
Role: Dr. Andrew Bristol
Start: 19 Jul - 21 Sep 2018 London
Release: 30 June 2019 8PM ET/PT STARZ
Role: Captain Drey
Start: 15 June - 02 July 2018 Wales
Release: 02 April 2020 Netherlands
Kevin (Probably) Saves The World: #1.12
Role: English Muffin (voice)
Release: 16 Jan 2018 (ABC)
Homeland Season 07 (TV series)
Role: Thomas Anson
Start: 17 Nov 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
Release: 11 Feb 2018 (SHO)
Das Boot (TV series)
Role: Philip Sinclair
Start: 31 Aug 2017 - 18 Feb 2018
Release: 23 Nov 2018 on SKY (Germany)
Role: Adam Bird
Start: 12 June - 09 July 2017 Vilnius
Start: 17 May - 08 June 2017
Release: 14 May 2019
Role: Colonel Winnant
Start: 23 May - 02 Sept 2016
Release: May 2017
Chicken/Egg (short film)
Director & Screenwriter
Start: April 2016
Release: Feb 2017 Film Festivals
Enemy of Man
Hoping to shoot at the end of 2019
Shooting: Summer 2019 Belgium
The Last Draw of Jack of Hearts
Role: attached with Josh Hartnett
No Man's Land
Role: attached with Bart Ruspoli directing
Egregor (Also called The Last Egregor)
Role: attached (unconfirmed) with Franziska Petri
Production: 22 March 2017 - Winter 2018 Ukraine
Release: France Ukraine Canada
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James D'Arcy in Six Minutes to Midnight, alongside Dame Judi Dench!
- Category: Latest updates
James is currently shooting the pre-WWII spy thriller directed by Andy Goddard (Downtown Abbey) from a first-time screenplay penned by Eddie Izzard collaborating with fellow actor, Celyn Jones.
Production began on Monday, 25 June 2018 in Wales (UK) and should continue till 20 July.
Synopsis: (Production Bulletin)
Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist.
A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But no one is listening.
Eddie Izzard will play Thomas Miller, a literature and language teacher born to English and German parents who teaches members of the German League for Girls.
As the Second World War looms, Miller is framed for murder and accused of being a German spy after he confronts the League's charismatic leader, a staunch supporter of Adolf Hitler.
Judi Dench will portray Miss Rocholl, the stern school headmistress who comes to Miller's aid after he goes on the run and attempts to exonerate himself.
James D'Arcy plays Captain Drey, a role we really don't know much about yet. (IMDB link)
Jim Broadbent is Charlie.
The boarding school in the story is supposed to be set in Bexhill-on-Sea in Sussex, but since some of the buildings are too modern for a 1930's seaside town, the production turns to Wales for that. They will shoot in Bexhill and Llandudno in Northern Wales also. (Wales Online)
DOP is Chris Seager (Game of Thrones, Call The Midwife, A Dance to the Music of Time)
Produced by Mad As Bird Films Sean Marley, Andy Evans, Ade Shannon, Alex Ashworth and Sean Marley.
Currently, the film has distributors in the UK (Lionsgate International) and Australia (Transmission).
First set images: