Principal photography commenced this week in London on THE POSTCARD KILLINGS, based on the James Patterson and Liza Marklund bestseller, The Postcard Killers. Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Connie Nielsen will star alongside Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, Allure), Naomi Battrick (Jamestown, A Very English Scandal), Ruairi O’Connor (The Spanish Princess, Delicious) and Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, The Good Wife). The production will shoot on location across London, Norway and Stockholm.
THE POSTCARD KILLINGS is a chilling crime story, following Jacob Kanon (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a hardened New York Detective, in search of the person responsible for the murder of his only daughter. Across Europe, newlywed couples are being targeted in a string of bizarre homicides that leave the young victims’ bodies looking like copies of great works of art.
The film will be produced by Good Films’ Miriam Segal (City of Lies, The Infiltrator, Good) alongsidePaul Brennan (City of Lies, The Infiltrator), Peter Calvin Nelson (Production Exec. Sparkle, 55 Steps), and Leopoldo Gout (Molly’s Game, Alex Cross), and directed by Academy Award winner Danis Tanovic whose first feature film, No Man’s Land, won multiple awards including the 2002 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Screenplay at Festival de Cannes in 2001 and Best Foreign Film at the 2001 Golden Globes. His latest film, Death in Sarajevo, won the Grand Jury prize at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.
With an international focus, the film’s extensive cast will also include Sallie Harmsen (Blade Runner 2049, Devils), Eva Röse (The Paradise Suite, Real Humans) and Joachim Król (Run Lola Run, The Piano Player). Acclaimed cinematographer Salvatore Totino (The Da Vinci Code, Everest and Bird Box)joins as Director of Photography.
James Patterson and Liza Marklund’s acclaimed novel The Postcard Killers sold over 5 million copies worldwide and topped the bestseller lists of The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment Weekly. James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller. The National Book Foundation recently presented Patterson with the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, and he is also the recipient of an Edgar Award and six Emmy Awards.
James Patterson said: ““It’s always a thrill to have my books made into films and to see my characters come alive on the big screen. We’re excited that production is underway on THE POSTCARD KILLINGSand can’t wait to see the end result!”