Noah Hawley’s FX series Stranger will return to production early next year in Bangkok, Thailand Fargo the creator told Deadline last night at the season five premiere in Los Angeles.
Stranger closure due to the SAG-AFTRA strike in late August after opening on July 19 at The Studio Park in Bangkok. During the actors’ downtime, the construction of the set continued.
“We are getting back into production as quickly as possible,” Hawley told us. A start in January or February is being considered.
“We’re shooting in Bangkok, on the other side of the world; We will resume shooting in the New Year,” he added.
Giving an update, Hawley said: “I have some footage. Part of the first hour was shot before we had to close. There is a lot to play with and edit.”
“I’m excited to get back there.”
All scripts for Stranger were completed before the WGA strike was announced in May.
The executive producer of the new film is Ridley Scott Stranger The series is set in the pre-Ripley era of Sigourney Weaver and is the first story in the series to take place on Earth, approximately 70 years in the future.
The cast stars Sydney Chandler along with Alex Lawther as Soldier CJ, Samuel Blenkin as Boy Kavalier, the CEO, Essie Davis as Dame Silvia and Adarsh Gourav as Slightly. Kit Young plays a character named Tootles.
Production on Stranger began in July without American Chandler, who is a member of SAG-AFTRA. Filming took over a month and the rest of the cast were Equity members associated with the British trade union.
Disney/20th Century Studios also has something new Stranger feature-length film from director Fede Alvarez, currently scheduled for theatrical release on August 16, 2024. The pic stars Cailee Spaeny, Isabela Merced, Archie Renaux, David Jonsson, Aileen Wu and Spike Fearn. Logline: Young people from a distant world must face the most terrifying life form in the universe.
Hawley also told us yesterday that there will be more seasons Fargo There are still decades ahead of the limited series based on the multi-Oscar-winning film by the Coen Brothers: the 1960s, 1980s and 1990s.