Saoirse Ronan to star in World War II film

Saoirse Ronan to star in World War II film

Missed “Barbie” actress Saoirse Ronan to star in Steve McQueen's World War II epic Blitz for Apple TV+.

Saoirse Ronan to star in World War II movie

Saoirse Ronan

First announced back in November, the project tells the stories of a group of Londoners during the aerial bombardment of the British capital during World War II. McQueen (12 Years a Slave”, “Widows”) is writing, directing and producing the film, which is expected to start filming later this year.

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It is not yet known what role she will play in Flare, although this will be the actress' first project with a British director. Ronan will play alongside an “unknown newcomer”, whose name has not yet been revealed.

Recall that actor Will Smith can play in the first feature film of the two-time “Oscar”winner” and seven-time winner of the “Emmy” Charmin Obaid-Chinoy. It will be an adaptation of Marcus Saki's book trilogy Brilliance (“The Gifted”, literally “Shine”) for Paramount Pictures.