Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy is shooting the latest scenes for the show’s anticipated sixth season
He has been busy shooting scenes for Peaky Blinders’ sixth and final season after the new coronavirus pandemic forced production to stop.
And protagonist Cillian Murphy saw a gloomy figure cut Thursday when he came into character while walking in front of cameras on the set in Manchester.
The 44-year-old actor turned into Tommy Shelby when he got off in the Castlefield neighborhood of the city, where he was seen leaving a Chinese company.
Scene and heard: Actor Cillian Murphy was seen on Thursday filming scenes for Peaky Blinders’ sixth season in Manchester
As he walked away across a bridge, the star looked neat in a gray three-piece suit paired with a patterned tie and crisp white shirt.
The actor wore a gray cap and carried a large black leather bag, while rounding off his retro look with a pair of polished black boots.
The day before, the movie star could be seen shooting scenes with newcomer Amber Anderson on the streets of Manchester.
Although Amber’s character remains unknown, director Anthony Byrne said Digital spy in June last year that a dangerous new female character would appear.
Getting into character: The actor, 44, turned into Tommy Shelby when he got off in the Castlefield area of the city, where he left a Chinese company
Dapper gent: The star looked smart in a gray three-piece suit, which he paired with a patterned tie and crisp white shirt
Retro: The actor wore a gray cap and carried a large black leather bag, while the star rounded off his retro look with a pair of polished black boots
He said, ‘There is a great female character who is new, who is quite dark. I’ve never seen a character like her in Peaky. I won’t say who she is, but she definitely gives Tommy a run for his money. ‘
Their outing on set has been reported that the cast and crew had to keep filming after someone tested positive for COVID-19, insiders claim.
Work on the sixth season of the popular BBC drama, set in Birmingham, was temporarily interrupted due to ‘a false positive test for a member of the crew’.
The person then took an NHS COVID test that was negative – allowing filming to officially resume under official protocol, a spokesman said.
But crew members claim filming continued for several hours when the first test came in.
Busy schedule: He’s been busy shooting scenes for Peaky Blinders’ sixth and final season after the new coronavirus pandemic shut down production
Test: His outing on set follows reports that cast and crew had to keep filming after someone tested positive for COVID-19, insiders say
Bridge: Irish actor Cillian walked across a bridge with cameras rolling across the set, oh the hit show
Union Bectu is now investigating after employees believed their health was at risk, The Guardian reports.
Filming delays for BBC One cost between £ 650,000 and £ 1 million an hour.
At the time, a spokesperson for the show told MailOnline, ‘Filming was halted on Peaky Blinders due to a false positive test result for a member of the crew.
“In line with protocol, this person has taken an NHS test and everyone who has come into contact with them isolates themselves – the safety of our team at Peaky Blinders is paramount.
“The NHS test has come back negative and filming will resume normally tomorrow.”
Protagonist: Cillian plays protagonist Tommy Shelby in the hugely successful BBC TV series
Stopped: The filming of Peaky Blinders was halted earlier last year when the COVID outbreak first reached Britain
Filming of Peaky Blinders was halted earlier last year when the COVID outbreak first reached Britain.
The show’s official Twitter account released a statement saying, “ After much thought and in light of the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, the production start of Peaky Blinders Series 6 has been delayed.
“A huge thank you to our wonderful cast and crew, and to all of our wonderful fans for their continued support.”
The series later resumed filming for series six, the show’s last, in January.
Departure: A cast member was seen leaving the property following Cillian’s departure
Protected Area: Trucks populated the streets while filming was taking place in Castlefield, a conservation area in the inner city
Brum: Although the films are shown in different locations, it is set in Birmingham over the years
The cast has recently been filmed for the first time since former co-star Helen McCrory died of cancer at the age of 52.
The late actress Helen, who played Aunt Polly in the crime drama, was recently honored by the showrunners of the program.
They said a statement: “Helen’s performance as Polly Gray was inspiring, joyful, transgressive, hilarious and incredibly moving.
As a person she was extremely charismatic and very caring. We feel so privileged to have worked with her for the past decade. All our thoughts and love are with Damian and family. ‘
Iconic: The cast has recently been filmed for the first time since former co-star Helen McCrory (depicted in character as Aunt Polly) died of cancer at the age of 52