May 5th, 2021
THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN – OPENING IN UK CINEMAS APRIL 1st 2022
STUDIOCANAL are delighted to announce the start of principal photography on THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN revealing that Jenny Agutter will resume her role from the original THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, BAFTA winning Sheridan Smith, Academy Award nominee & BAFTA winning Tom Courtenay & a new generation of Railway Children will star. Shooting begins on location in the UK 10 May 2021.
Inspired by one of the most beloved British family films of all time, THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN is an enchanting adventure for a new generation bringing a contemporary sensibility to a classic story and combining British cast with stunning locations. THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN will take audiences on an exciting and heart-warming journey, in which a group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during World War 2, where they encounter a young soldier, who like them, is far away from home…
BAFTA winning Director Morgan Matthews (X+Y) will be shooting in key locations from the original film to include Oakworth Station, Haworth, and The Bronte Parsonage. Iconic railways from the original film will also feature.