Netflix Movie ‘I Came By’: What We Know So Far

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One of Netflix’s upcoming  UK-based productions is I Came By. Netflix has commissioned a new slate of films and TV series coming from UK. The first project to come out of this agreement is a neo-noir thriller titled I Came By that will focus on a young graffiti artist who targets the homes of the wealthy elite uncovering a shocking secret.

Netflix’s I Came By will be directed by BAFTA winner Babak Anvari, who has directed such projects as Under the Shadow, Monsterland and Wounds. Anvari will co-write the movie with Namsi Khan who has worked on such productions as His Dark Materials, Domina and Humans.

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Film4 and New Regency developed the project and will executive produce alongside XYZ, which brokered the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.

The project is part of Netflix’s huge push into UK production including creating a huge new creative hub in the form of Shepperton Studios. Fiona Lamptey spoke in August about Netflix’s efforts in the region saying, “Scope and ambition is my topline strategy for the UK,”

Here’s everything else we know about Netflix’s I Came By:


What’s the plot of I Came By?

Not much has been revealed about the movie, but here is the official logline for Netflix’s I Came By:

The London-set neo-noir thriller will follow a rebellious young graffiti artist who targets the homes of the wealthy elite but discovers a shocking secret that leads him on a journey endangering himself and those closest to him.


Who is cast in I Came By?

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It was announced in July 2020 that Netflix’s I Came By will be led by George Mackay (1917, Captain Fantastic), Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire, No Country for Old Men) and Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Notting Hill). Additionally, the cast will include Varada Sethu (Strike Back, Hard Sun), Percelle Ascott (The Innocents, Tin Star) and Antonio Aakeel (Dublin Murders, Tomb Raider).


What’s the production status of I Came By?

It was reported that Netflix’s I Came By would shoot on location in the UK.

It was revealed in August 2021 that the movie would be shot throughout the Autumn of 2021. With that said, Deadline revealed that the production is only expected to shoot for around two weeks.

IMDbPro reports that the movie entered post-production in late September 2021 and actually began filming in August 2021. TheKnowledgeOnline confirms that filming started in early August.

Hugh Bonneville notably shared a picture of himself on the set of the movie. The DailyMail also posted a slew of pictures from outside the production.

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Hugh Bonneville on set of I Came By for Netflix

 


What’s the Netflix release date for I Came By?

Deadline confirmed that Netflix’s I Came By is slated for a 2022 release. A more precise date will be revealed later.

Tigran Asatryan

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Tigran is our resident previews writer. He works on collecting everything known about upcoming Netflix Original projects.