Action, Thriller | 2017 | UK | English

Cast: Noomi Rapace (Sam)

          Sophie Nelisse (Zoe)

          Eoin Macken (Conall)

          Indira Varma

          Sargon Yelda (Anas)


          Akin Gazi (Alik)
         Olivia Jewson (Kate)



        WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY Vicky Jewson

          Written and produced by Rupert Whitaker

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"Sam is the world’s toughest female bodyguard, tasked with protecting high profile targets for terrorism and assassination. She fought her way to the top in a man’s world and feels more at home in the war zones of Sudan than back at her L.A. apartment. When she’s assigned to protect a VIP in Morocco, she thinks she’s in for a quick and easy job.


That VIP turns out to be Zoe, a young and very rich heiress who’s never left her bubble of wealth and who isn’t keen on being baby sat. Sam can take a bullet for a president, but young privileged girls aren’t her specialty — especially a spoiled one.


When Zoe’s bulletproof, secluded compound comes under attack in an explosive kidnapping attempt, Sam’s skills are put to the test. Accused of murder themselves, they must find a way to work together, determined to and hunt the attackers and their corrupt employers."


London: Pinewood Studios, Englefield House





January 18: Airs on Netflix

January 16: Netflix Screening in London

January 14: Press Tour in NYC

January 3: Trailer and artwork released Trailer HERE

January 1/19: Soundtrack two singles information - Running Up That Hill Written by Kate Bush performed by Candy Says and Marc Canham, Beautiful Feeling written by Candy Says and Marc Canham


December 12: Tentative release date on IMDb listed as January 18, 2019

June 29: Movie screens at Pinewood Studios in London

Mid June: Movie previews at Netflix in California 

March 8: Netflix pics up Close with a multi-territorial deal that includes U.S., U.K. and Australia

February 15, 2018: Additional Filming (Pick Ups)


November 1: promo premieres at the American Film Market in Santa Monica

September 30: Filming wraps in Morocco

August 25: Principal Photography Begins

August 23: On Set new project announcement, Pinewood Studios London

April 2017: Scouting begins

Huw as Adam
Huw as Adam
Press Screening 16 January 2019
Pinewood Studios Set
On set
Make up
On Set
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
First promotional Still
Early artwork ideas

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Behind the Scenes

Photo: Vicky Jewson With Malte Rosenfeld and Klemens Becker