Creator: Simon Kinberg, David Weil
Starring: Golshifteh Farahani, Shioli Kutsuna, Shamier Anderson, Billy Barratt
Production Company: Genre Films, K Films, Platform One Media
Kent Locations Used: Dover, Eurotunnel
Invasion (2023) is an American sci-fi series set during the aftermath of an alien invasion and seen through the eyes of five ordinary people across the globe.
Created by Simon Kinberg (The 355 (2022), Sherlock Holmes (2009)) and David Weil (Hunters, Solos), the series stars Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson, Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge) as Aneesha Malik, Shioli Kutsuna (Deadpool 2, Murder Mystery) as Mitsuki Yamato, Shamier Anderson (Wynonna Earp, Stowaway) as Trevante Cole and Billy Barratt (Blinded by the Light, Responsible Child) as Caspar Morrow.
Upper Road in Dover and the Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone feature throughout Series 2 Episode 4, as Monty (Paddy Holland), Jamila (India Brown), Alfie (Cache Vanderpuye), Penny (Ruby Siddle) and Darwin (Louis Toghill) travel to France to rescue their friend Caspar.
Dover is home to the busiest passenger port in the world, connecting the UK with the European mainland. Dover Castle towers above the town, signalling Dover’s strategic importance in the defence of the country and the White Cliffs are one of the most recognised landmarks in Britain. A popular filming location, Dover has also played host to Rogue Agent (2022), Whitstable Pearl (2021-2022), and Pistol (2022).
Series 2 of Invasion was released on Apple TV on Wednesday 23rd August 2023.
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