Magazine article Screen International

Screen Yorkshire Backs Hooligan Sequel 'ID2'

Magazine article Screen International

Screen Yorkshire Backs Hooligan Sequel 'ID2'

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EXCLUSIVE: First images released as UK funding body backs sequel to 1995 football hooligan film.

Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund has invested in the sequel to 1995 football hooligan drama I.D.

Vincent O´Connell, who wrote the first film centred on a policemen who goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of football hooligans, has returned to write the sequel.

Directed by Joel Novoa (God's Slave), filming is underway in Hull.

Producers are Sally Hibbin for Parallax (I.D.) and Patrick Cassavetti (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas).

Linus Roache, Simon Rivers and Neil Pearson star alongside Lee Ross, Richard Graham and Perry Fenwick, who all appeared in the original.

The plot centres on a young British Muslim undercover cop (Rivers) who is given the task of shadowing a football gang on their European tours. …

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