Saoirse Ronan to star in Steve McQueen's World War II feature 'Blitz'

Updated: Sep 23 2022 1:58PM

Los Angeles, Sep 23 (PTI) Golden Globe winner Saoirse Ronan has been roped in to play the central character in filmmaker Steve McQueen's period movie "Blitz".

The Apple TV+ project focuses on a group of Londoners during the aerial bombing of the British capital at the time of World War II.

According to entertainment website Variety, McQueen is writing, directing and producing the film. The shoot is scheduled to begin later this year.