Enola Holmes 2 draws inspiration from fictional novels by American author Nancy Springer and two-time Oscar winner Helena Bonham Carter will reprise her role as mother Eudoria Holmes
Hollywood stars will be arriving in Hull this week to film a Netflix blockbuster.
The cobbled streets of the city of East Yorkshire will serve as the backdrop for a period drama set in Victorian London with Superman actor Henry Cavill, 38, and Millie Bobby Brown.
Enola Holmes 2, the Netflix sequel to the film based on Sherlock Holmes’ sister movie starring Millie from Stranger Things as the main character while Henry plays the famous sleuth.
The film is inspired by the fictional novels of American author Nancy Springer and two-time Oscar winner Helena Bonham Carter will reprise her role as mother Eudoria Holmes.
The original film reached over 76 million views in four weeks, making it one of Netflix’s most successful.
Hull is the last UK location to be used by producers of blockbuster films.
Scenes from No Time to Die, the 25th installment of the James Bond franchise and Daniel Craig’s last outing in 007, were filmed in London, the Cairngorms in Scotland and Pinewood Studios, Bucks, where the streets of Havana have been shot. been recreated.
The Star Wars Andor television series was filmed on a beach in Cleveleys, Lancs and in a quarry in Dorset. Indiana Jones’ next film was shot in Scotland and northern England and Tom Cruise was in the UK to shoot Mission: Impossible 7.
Phil Clapp of the UK Cinema Association said: “The studios and the behind-the-camera workforce in the UK, from costume design to cameramen, are considered to be the best. ”