Christina Hendricks (Mad Males) and Paddy Considine (Home of the Dragon) will star in Small City, Massive Story, a brand new Sky unique collection created and directed by Chris O’Dowd (Moone Boy).
The six-part present focuses on an Irish village that will get taken over by a Hollywood manufacturing that throws the highlight on an outdated secret.
“Each small city has a narrative to inform. Some don’t know easy methods to preserve a secret …,” reads a plot description, which guarantees “a heat and witty, very dramatic comedy.” It’s set within the fictional city of Drumbán, “a rural village of rattled misfits on the border of Eire and one other world,” and explores “what occurs when a Hollywood manufacturing rolls into city and throws the highlight on a secret that’s been saved hidden for the reason that eve of the millennium.”
Hendricks stars as Wendy Patterson, “an area lady completed good as a hot-shot tv producer,” who returns to her hometown from L.A. with a Hollywood manufacturing in tow. Considine stars as Drumbán’s native physician and “pillar of the group,” Seamus Proctor.
Eileen Walsh (Disaster) performs Catherine Proctor, Seamus’ spouse and native college instructor. Leia Murphy (Honest Metropolis) and David Rawle (Moone Boy) are on board to play siblings Joanne and Sonny Proctor. Patrick Martins (The Confessions of Frannie Langton), Evanne Kilgallon (Obituary), Andrew Bennett (The Quiet Woman), Ruth McCabe (Aisha) and David Wilmot (Station Eleven, The Alienist) are additionally a part of the forged. Additional casting is ready to be introduced later.
The collection from Playground and FilmNation Leisure has began filming on location in Eire and is anticipated to debut on Sky and its streaming service Now within the U.Okay. Eire throughout 2024.
Small City, Massive Story was commissioned by Sky Studios for Sky. Govt producers are Colin Callender and Scott Huff for Playground, Stefanie Berk and Milan Popelka for FilmNation Leisure, and Alex Moody for Sky Studios. Hendricks and O’Dowd are government producers, with Liz Gill serving as collection producer. Administrators embrace O’Dowd, Catherine Morshead, Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman. NBCUniversal World Distribution is dealing with worldwide gross sales of the collection on behalf of Sky Studios.
“As an Fairness manufacturing, filmed in Sky’s dwelling market of the U.Okay. & Eire, all forged agreements are compliant with SAG- AFTRA guidelines and circumstances, and have been contracted pre-strike,” Sky highlighted.