Shooting of The Eagle of the Ninth rolls in Hungary

MUMBAI: The shooting of Kevin Macdonald‘s Roman epic The Eagle Of The Ninth has begun. The 12-week schedule started on 25 August in Hungary.

The film, which will also be shot in Scotland stars Channing Tatum, Donald Sutherland and Jamie Bell and tells the story of centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum), who crosses Hadrian‘s Wall into savage Caledonia to solve the mystery of the Ninth Legion, which disappeared 20 years earlier.

Co-financed by Film4 and Focus Features, The Eagle of the Ninth has already sold in virtually every territory after a successful Cannes showcase earlier this year.

Among Macdonald‘s previous films are The Last King of Scotland and Kevin Macdonald‘s Roman epic The Eagle Of The Ninth Touching the Void. The film sees Macdonald‘s reuniting with Jeremy Brock who had earlier written the screenplay of The Last King of Scotland.

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