Sir Ian McKellen and cast of new movie spotted on set in Forest Gate

PUBLISHED: 17:21 09 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:27 09 May 2018

Filming in Forest Gate. Pic: Ken Mears

Filming in Forest Gate. Pic: Ken Mears


Forest Gate has become the set for a new film starring Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Helen Mirren.

Filming in Forest Gate. Pic: Ken MearsFilming in Forest Gate. Pic: Ken Mears

Film crews from Warner Bros, who are filming The Good Liar, have been using Barry’s Meat Market in Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate as a set - although the name of the butcher’s had been changed to Rastakovski.

Dame Helen wasn’t seen on set - but Sir Ian and Downtown Abbey star Jim Carter were both photographed on the set.

The film is set to be released 2019.

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