Patrick Melrose with Benedict Cumberbatch
Patrick Melrose sees Benedict Cumberbatch (famous for Sherlock and The Child In Time) returning to our screens as a “narcissistic, schizoid, suicidal alcoholic”. The protagonist of Edward St Aubyn’s Patrick Melrose novels, which have been adapted for TV in a Sky/Showtime collaboration. In this action packed drama Patrick Melrose, we find ourselves at Longcross Studios with our RaptorX1 Alexa Mini drone filming a variety of shots from look down to car tracking.
Aside from the Oscar-nominated Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose has a cast full of big names including Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) playing the title character’s sadistic and terrifying father, and Jennifer Jason Leigh of Hateful Eight is Patrick’s rich unhappy American mother. The star-studded cast also includes Holliday Grainger (Strike), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Anna Madeley and Pip Torrens (The Crown), Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife), and Prasanna Puwanarajah (Doctor Foster).
Premieres Summer 2018 on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV.