Kristin Scott Thomas, Mark Rylance Factual Series ‘My Grandparents’ War’ Comes to Market

Variety | 7/4/2019 | Stewart Clarke
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DRG has taken the international rights to “My Grandparents’ War,” the upcoming documentary series in which Hollywood actors retrace the footsteps of their grandparents in World War II. Kristin Scott Thomas (“The English Patient”) and Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies”) have already filmed their stories, which took them to locations in Asia and Europe, including the beaches of Dunkirk.

The producers said the actors taking part have unanswered questions about the scars war left on their grandparents and will explore how six years changed the lives of their family and the world. In each episode, the actors will learn about the life and death decisions their grandparents faced.

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The series was commissioned by British broadcaster Channel 4 and, having snagged the rights, U.K.-based distributor DRG will...
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