Daisy Ridley's _We Bury the Dead_ Begins Filming In Western Australia
Daisy Ridley's _We Bury the Dead_ Begins Filming In Western Australia

We Bury the Dead Filming Update: Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley, better known as Daisy Ridley, has left her mark in the hearts of the audience by acting in many hit films. She starred in hit movies like 2015’s Star Wars Sequel Trilogy: The Force Awakens, 2017’s The Last Jedi, and 2019’s The Rise of Skywalker and has emerged prominent with her acting skills.

Apart from Daisy Ridley, the film also stars Mark Kelley Smith and Brenton Thwaites.

Where We Bury the Dead Is Filmed?

Now, according to some recent reports, Daisy Ridley is coming back in a new thriller film, “We Were Buried Dead.” Daisy Ridley plays Ava in this upcoming film. The film is directed and written by Zak Hilditch.

When and Where We Bury the Dead Is Filmed
When and Where We Bury the Dead Is Filmed

A few reports have confirmed that the Australian thriller film is currently in development in regional Western Australia. The filming unit chose Albany and Perth in Western Australia as filming locations.

When Will “We Bury the Dead” Start Filming?

ScreenWest.com has given a new filming update for They Were Buried Dead, saying that the filming of the thriller film has started from February 22, 2024.

Note: The film will be filmed in Albany and the Great Southern region of WA over the next 5 weeks.

The project has received funding from various sources, including Screen Australia, ScreenWest, and the WA Regional Screen Fund.

Grainne Brunsdon, Screen Australia’s content director, expressed his excitement over the project, saying he appreciated all the clever writing and direction. He said:-

“We Bury the Dead promises not only an enthralling narrative but also a stellar ensemble cast. To have the talented Daisy Ridley, Brenton Thwaites, and Mark Coles Smith bring this film to life, combined with the visionary direction of Zak Hilditch is incredibly exciting. Screen Australia is proud to back productions like We Bury the Dead, which will showcase our local talent – both in front and behind the camera – right around the globe.”

Grainne Brunsdon

While director Zak Hilditch shared his excitement on the set of the film, saying:-

“It’s so exciting to finally get cameras rolling here in Albany, which is proving to not only be an incredible backdrop for our film but a great place to work. The local community has opened their doors – literally and metaphorically – to welcome us and our incredible cast. With Daisy and now Brenton and Mark, we’ve got an incredible roster of talent to bring this story to life.”

Film Director Zak Hilditch

CEO of Screenwest Rikki Lee Bestall Further Added:-

“Congratulations to the We Bury the Dead team on kicking off production in the beautiful Great Southern region! 2024 is well and truly shaping up to be a huge year for scripted production in Western Australia, and we look forward to seeing our talented, hardworking WA creatives and crew deliver this exciting thriller to audiences worldwide.”

Rikki Lee Bestall

There is no news yet regarding the release of They Were Buried Dead, although it will be distributed by distributors Neon and Umbrella Entertainment.


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