SAS: Red Notice (2021)


Introduction

SAS: Red Notice is a 2021 British action thriller film directed by Magnus Martens, based on the novel of the same name by Andy McNab and starring Sam Heughan, Ruby Rose, Andy Serkis, Tom Wilkinson, Hannah John-Kamen, Tom Hopper, and Noel Clarke.

Outline

An ex-Special Forces soldier comes face-to-face with an army of mercenaries who are intending to blow up the Channel Tunnel.

Cast

  • Sam Heughan as Tom Buckingham.
  • Ruby Rose as Grace Lewis.
  • Andy Serkis as Clements.
  • Tom Wilkinson as William Lewis.
  • Hannah John-Kamen as Dr. Sophie Hart.
  • Tom Hopper as Declan.
  • Owain Yeoman as Oliver “Olly” Lewis.
  • Noel Clarke as Major Bisset.
  • Anne Reid as Charlotte.
  • Ray Panthaki.
  • Jing Lusi.
  • Richard McCabe.
  • Douglas Reith.

Production

It was announced in November 2018 that filming had begun in Budapest on the film. Sam Heughan, Ruby Rose, Tom Wilkinson and Owain Yeoman were announced as being cast at the time.

Filming continued to February 2019, with London and Paris also serving as filming locations. Andy Serkis, Hannah John-Kamen, Tom Hopper, Noel Clarke, Ray Panthaki, Jing Lusi, Douglas Reith, Richard McCabe and Anne Reid were announced as being in the cast.

Release

The film was released on 12 March 2021 by Sky Cinema. In February 2021, Vertical Entertainment and Redbox Entertainment acquired US distribution rights to the film, and set it for a 16 March 2021 release.

Trivia

Andy McNab, the author of the book this movie is based on, is a former member of British SAS. He was captured and tortured by Iraqi forces in the first Gulf War, he was the commander of an 8 man patrol call sign Bravo Two Zero. Sean Bean played him in a film version of that book.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Magnus Martens.
  • Producer(s):
    • Georgia Bayliff … co-producer.
    • Luca Bercovici … line producer.
    • Tunde Bodnar … co-producer.
    • Andrew Boswell … executive producer.
    • Alastair Burlingham … executive producer.
    • Will Clarke … executive producer.
    • Kwesi Dickson … co-producer.
    • Jack Drewe … co-producer.
    • Alejandro Duque … Producer’s Assistant.
    • Daniel Findlay … co-producer.
    • Patrick Fischer … executive producer.
    • Lionel Frid … line producer, Spain.
    • Jonathan Halperyn … co-producer.
    • John Jencks … executive producer.
    • Kata Kiss … co-producer.
    • Daniel Kresmery … co-producer.
    • Laurence Malkin … producer.
    • Andy Mayson … executive producer.
    • Allan Niblo … producer.
    • Leo Pearlman … executive producer.
    • Gary Raskin … executive producer.
    • Mike Runagall … executive producer.
    • Joe Simpson … producer.
    • Stephen Spence … executive producer.
    • Margrit Stärk … executive producer.
    • Jay Taylor … executive producer.
    • Simon Williams … executive producer.
  • Writer(s): Laurence Malkin (screenplay) and Andy McNab (novel).
  • Music: Benji Merrison.
  • Cinematography: Nick Remy Matthews.
  • Editor(s):
  • Production:
    • Hero Squared.
    • Altitude Film Entertainment.
    • Creativity Capital (in association with).
    • Ingenious Media (presents).
    • Parabolic Pictures Inc.
    • Periwinkle Pictures.
    • Silver Reel.
    • The Electric Shadow Company.
    • Vertigo Films.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Redbox Entertainment (2021) (USA) (video).
    • Sky Cinema (2021) (UK) (TV) (Pay TV).
    • Splendid Film (2021) (Germany) (Blu-ray).
    • Splendid Film (2021) (Germany) (DVD).
    • Splendid Film (2021) (Germany) (all media) (Ultra HD Blu-ray).
    • Vertical Entertainment (2021) (USA) (video).
  • Release Date: 12 March 2021.
  • Running Time: minutes.
  • Rating: R.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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