A ROAD in Overton was temporarily closed to allow for scenes to be shot for an upcoming HBO series.

As previously reportedSite Five Productions have been filming in Overton for a new television drama series, The Regime, which reportedly stars Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant.

Site Five production company had been using Portals Mill for filming since Tuesday, May 16, with over 200 crew on site to assist in the production process. For the filming of a motorcade sequence on May 18, Station Road was closed from Overton Fire Station.

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Traffic management and security were in place at multiple points up the road, to aid in traffic and pedestrian management.

Members of the production crew could be seen walking along Station Road removing and installing signage for the filming of the HBO series. A camera lorry was seen pulling a classic Rolls Royce along Station Road towards the old mill, before travelling through the gate and inside.

The Regime will be set in the modern day and revolves around an autocratic leader of a fictional eastern European country and her follower, held together by a strange and complex bond.

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Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant are set to star in the highly anticipated series and will appear alongside Matthias Schoenaerts, Guillaume Gallienne, Andrea Riseborough and Martha Plimpton in the drama.

New cast members include Danny Webb, David Bamber, Henry Goodman, Stanley Townsend, Louie Mynett, Rory Keenan, Karl Markovics, and Pippa Haywood.

It tells the story of one year within the walls of the palace of a modern European regime as it begins to unravel.