Magazine article Screen International

Filming Begins on 'Collateral' Starring Carey Mulligan, Billie Piper and John Simm

Magazine article Screen International

Filming Begins on 'Collateral' Starring Carey Mulligan, Billie Piper and John Simm

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Filming has begun on BBC Two mini-series Collateral, starring Carey Mulligan and written by renowned playwright David Hare.

The Oscar-nominated actress is joined in the cast by John Simm, Nicola Walker and Billie Piper.

SJ Clarkson (Love Nina, Toast) will direct the four-part drama, which started shooting this week.

Hare is writing the script and producing, alongside Clarkson, Lucy Richer for the BBC and George Faber and Mark Pybus for The Forge.

The series was commissioned by Piers Wenger, controller of BBC Drama and Charlotte Moore, director of BBC Content, and is co-produced by The Forge and Netflix.

Set in present day London, the plot revolves around the repercussions surrounding the fatal shooting of a pizza delivery man.

Mulligan plays the detective inspector investigating the crime, Simm is a politician embroiled in a scandal and Piper his unpredictable ex-girlfriend. …

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