"In The Flesh" In The Flesh Series 1 & 2 (DVD) at BBC Shop

Pre-order the DVD at the link above. Due for release on the 26th May, meaning that it’s likely to be aired mid April on BBC Three.

Shoot starts on Breakdown

Principal photography has commenced on Breakdown.

Written and directed by Jonnie Malachi, the psychological thriller follows a professional contract killer who, haunted by visions of his violent past, is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers.

The film stars Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo, Olivia Grant, Emmett Scanlan and Tamer Hassan.

Luke Fairbrass is producing for Screen 360 and commented: “I feel very fortunate to be working on such a quality script for my debut feature. A resonating story mixed with strong commercial appeal makes this perfectly placed for mainstream audiences.”

The shoot will take place on location in and around London and Essex, with a trailer available for Cannes.

Worldwide rights are available.

Breakdown - new movie role for Emmett Scanlan

A professional contract killer, haunted by visions of his violent past, spirals out of control. His work compromised as he
reaches breaking point, he is @ forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers.

Emmett plays the role of Connor. Shooting of the film takes place this February.

Questions and Answers

It’s been approximately forever since I answered questions so here are a few recent ones. Sorry for being lazy and taking forever. The best way to get a quick response is through Twitter. As always, check the Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Don’t forget you can keep up to date with all the latest news and info on Emmett’s latest projects, like In The Flesh, by clicking News on the right navigation box. 

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Personal Appearance Premiere

Yesterday (17th November) I had the brilliant opportunity to go and watch Toby Everett’s short film Personal Appearance. It stars Emmett Scanlan as a messed-up soap star, Eoin, destroying himself in his own miserable fame, drink, coke and hook-ups.

(contains minor spoilers for the film)

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In The Flesh snippet from SFX magazine

The Undead Prophet has a Disciple

On the other other side of the argument is Simon (Hollyoaks’ Emmett Scanlan). He’s a very charismatic person, and he’s kind of damaged…’ Unlike most PDS sufferers, Scanlan is in his zombie make-up for the duration. ‘He’s out and proud’ says Mitchell (Dominic). ‘He’s coming at it in a spiritual, but also a prideful way…

And about the Undead Prophet. ‘He’s a big influence, on Simon especially. He’s a bit of a mystery.’

(thanks to thesuttonian for this summary!)

Personal Appearance: Exclusive interview with Emmett J Scanlan

Personal Appearance has its first screening this month and after filming wrapped I was fortunate enough to grab an interview with Emmett about filming, his character Eoin and his thoughts on fame.

Click below to read the full interview.

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Personal Appearance: Interview with Toby Everett


Last summer, Toby Everett’s crowd-funded film Personal Appearance was made and is getting its premiere this month. Writer and director Toby, and star (who you might just have heard of) Emmett J Scanlan were kind enough to let me ask some questions about the film. Below you can read Toby’s great interview. Tomorrow I’ll be posting Emmett’s interview too.

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