Say Nothing
GenreDrama
Created byJosh Zetumer
Based onSay Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe
Directed byMichael Lennox
Starring

With Philip John Patrick Oliver

ComposerSion Trefor
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes9
Production
Executive producers
Producers
Production companies
Original release
NetworkHulu (United States)
Disney+ (UK and Ireland)

Say Nothing is an upcoming historical drama television series created by Josh Zetumer for the American streaming service Disney+ and produced by FX Productions. Detailing four generations of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, it is an adaptation of Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe.

Synopsis

The series follows the lives of people growing up in Belfast in the 1970s, 80s and 90s during the Troubles.[1]

Cast

Production

The production is reported to be an adaptation of the Patrick Radden Keefe best-selling book Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, which detailed the abduction and murder of widowed mother-of-ten Jean McConville.[2] Edward McDonnell, Monica Levinson, Josh Zetumer and Michael Lennox are executive producers with Zetumer also serving as showrunner and Lennox directing the nine-part series. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson's Color Force are producing.[3]

In February 2024, Lola Petticrew, Hazel Doupe, Anthony Boyle, Josh Finan and Maxine Peake were confirmed as the lead cast.[4]

Filming took place in Liverpool in May 2023. Filming locations also include Belfast, London, Sheffield,[5] and Shepton Mallet Prison, near Bath in Somerset in August and September 2023.[6]

Broadcast

The series is expected to feature on Disney+ in the United Kingdom in 2024.[7] It will be broadcast on Hulu in the United States.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool street tramsformed". Liverpool Echo. 24 May 2023. Retrieved 6 September 2023.
  2. ^ Breslin, John (18 July 2023). "Disney begins filming 10-part drama on Jean McConville's abduction and murder". Irish News. Retrieved 6 September 2023.
  3. ^ Kroll, Justin (1 February 2024). "Lola Petticrew, Hazel Doupe, Anthony Boyle, Josh Finan and Maxine Peake To Star In FX Limited Series 'Say Nothing'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 9 February 2024.
  4. ^ Reid, Kurtis (2 February 2024). "Cast revealed for TV adaptation of book about Troubles and Jean McConville disappearance". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 9 February 2024.
  5. ^ Williams, Olivia (25 May 2023). "Beaumont: Troubles era Belfast drama films in Liverpool ahead of Disney Plus release". Belfast Live. Retrieved 6 September 2023.
  6. ^ Linham, Laura (29 August 2023). "All you need to know about 'Beaumont', the new drama filming at Shepton Mallet Prison". sheptonmallet.nub. Retrieved 6 February 2024.
  7. ^ Cumber, Robert (4 June 2023). "Beaumont TV series: New 10-part drama being filmed in Sheffield is set in Belfast during the Troubles". Thestar.co.uk.
  8. ^ Otterson, Joe (1 February 2024). "FX Orders Limited Series 'Say Nothing' Based on Book About The Troubles in Northern Ireland". Variety. Retrieved 9 February 2024.