Stephen Graham (“The Irishman”) and Sean Bean (“Recreation of Thrones”) will star in three-part jail drama sequence “Time,” created by Jimmy McGovern (“Accused”) for U.Ok. broadcaster BBC One.
Set inside the British penal system, the drama is seen via the eyes of two completely different males, a instructor, husband and father who killed an harmless man in an accident, performed by Bean, and a caring jail officer, performed by Graham. Each males are seemingly trapped by their pasts and uncertain of their futures, however have to survive and discover the energy to transfer ahead.
The sequence will likely be directed by Lewis Arnold (“Des,” “Darkish Cash”).
McGovern stated: “The BBC have given me a superb younger director and two of the best actors on the planet. I’m overjoyed.”
Bean and Graham beforehand co-starred in McGovern’s “Accused.”
Describing his character in “Time” as “complicated and fantastically written,” Bean stated, “Getting to be concerned in a Jimmy McGovern drama once more is an actual privilege and it will likely be nice to be reunited with Stephen.”
Graham stated: “It’s an absolute honor to be working with Jimmy once more, I’m feeling blessed. I’m excited to be working with Lewis as I’ve heard so many unimaginable issues about him as a director, I can’t wait to get caught in. After all, I’m made up to be again on set with Sean.”
“Time” will likely be produced by BBC Studios Manufacturing. It was commissioned by Piers Wenger, controller of BBC Drama, and Charlotte Moore, BBC chief content material officer. Tom Sherry and Michael Parke government produce for BBC Studios and Lucy Richer for the BBC. Will probably be produced by Simon Maloney.
Wenger stated: “Jimmy has a singular fashion of making thought-provoking dramas which inform uncooked and emotional tales, and ‘Time’ is precisely that. With Sean and Stephen in lead roles, Jimmy and Lewis behind the digital camera, ‘Time’ is a shining instance of British drama expertise at its finest.”
“Time” is being distributed internationally by BBC Studios. It begins filming in Liverpool this fall.