The First look at Jodie Comer in Mahalia Belo’s ‘The End We Start From’ has been revealed. The apocalyptic thriller is based on Megan Hunter’s novel and adapted by Bafta-nominated Alice Birch. it follows “a powerful hopeful story about the trials and joys of new motherhood in the midst of devastating floods that swallow up the city of London.” Check out the first look image below.
The film is directed by Mahalia Belo from a screenplay written by Alice Birch. The End We Start From also stars Joel Fry, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Katherine Waterston, Nina Sosanya, and Benedict Cumberbatch. Filming has begun in London.
Produced by Leah Clarke and Adam Ackland under SunnyMarch, with Liza Marshall for Hera Pictures, and Amy Jackson and Sophie Hunter. Cumberbatch, Comer, Strong Anton’s Sébastien Raybaud, Fanny Soulier, Pieter Engels, and Kate Maxwell are executive producers. Eva Yates and Claudia Yusef for BBC Film; and Lizzie Francke for the BFI. Anton, C2 Motion Picture Group, BBC Film, and the BFI (awarding National Lottery funding) are co-financing the film. Anton and UTA helped to structure the financing.
According to the producers, “The End We Start From is very close to our hearts. Megan’s heart-wrenching novel, and Alice’s wonderful adaptation, present a story about motherhood, separation, social and environmental upheaval, and those primal instincts in us which draw moments of joy and inspiration out of the chaos. We are incredibly excited to have Mahalia and Jodie lead this talented creative team in making what we know will be a resonant, riveting film.“