Martha Pinson shoots Tomorrow
by Naman Ramachandran
- Martin Scorsese executive produces his script supervisor’s debut feature
Feature debutant Martha Pinson has commenced principal photography at London locations for Tomorrow. The six-week shoot will later move to Wiltshire and then to Spain. Martin Scorsese is serving as executive producer. Pinson has worked as script supervisor on several Scorsese films including Hugo, The Departed and Shutter Island. The UK’s Roaring Mouse Productions and Studio 82 are producing. The script is by actors Stuart Brennan and Sebastian Street. The film is about soldiers trying to reintegrate into society after tours of duty.
The cast includes Stephen Fry (The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug), Joss Stone (Eragon), Stephanie Leonidas (Luna [+see also:
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Scorsese said, “I’m honoured to join Martha in her directorial debut. Through her vision, the great cast, and dedicated team, this story will resonate for years to come."
Pinson said, “Tomorrow is a great script. The dialogue is brilliant and believable; the reversals and surprises are well placed and powerful. The characters and situations are vividly drawn. It explores the difficulty of moving on from loses and injuries, to forge a life, to find sustaining work, and experience love. This is an acute challenge for a person in their mid to late 20s, which has not been extensively explored. For an injured veteran or someone who is HIV positive it is colossal.”
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