StudioCanal has announced that filming is about to get underway on The Railway Children Return, a sequel to the beloved 1970 British family film which will see original star Jenny Agutter reprising her role alongside Sheridan Smith, Tom Courtenay, and a new generation of Railway Children.
The Railway Children Return is described as “an enchanting adventure for a new generation bringing a contemporary sensibility to a classic story and combining British cast with stunning locations. The Railway Children Return will take audiences on an exciting and heart-warming journey, in which a group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during World War 2, where they encounter a young soldier, who like them, is far away from home…”
Morgan Matthews (X+Y) is directing The Railway Children Return from a script by Danny Brocklehurst (Come Home), and filming is set to get underway this Monday, taking in a number of key locations from the original film including Oakworth Station, Haworth, The Bronte Parsonage, and the iconic Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.
The Railway Children Return is set for release on April 1st 2022.