by Trish Vasquez October 31, 2022

Richard Armitage’s ‘The Boy in the Woods’ Begins Filming in Canada

Principal photography has started on the upcoming World War II drama The Boy in the Woods, according to a Deadline exclusive report. The film is being shot in North Bay, Canada. The new film stars Jett Klyne and Richard Armitage. No release date has yet been set for the film.

The film is an adaptation of Maxwell Smart‘s 2022 novel The Boy in the Woods: A True Story of Survival During the Second World War. The film will follow Max, a Jewish boy who has to hide in the forests of Eastern Europe during the Second World War. Max escapes death after his mother tells him to run from the Nazis who are about to take them into custody. In his hiding, Max befriends a farmer named Jasko and his family, who take him in. However, when Jasko faces pressure from the police, Jasko must turn Max away from his home.