BULLETPROOF’S Ashley Walters and Noel Clarke have teased explosive weapon battles, auto accident and prison riots in the upcoming new series.
The two stars – who play cop buddies Pike and Bishop in the Sky One show – have actually lifted the cover on what audiences can expect to see during the three-part South Africa special later this month.
It comes after it was confirmed back in November that a spin-off series would be premiering at the start of this year.
In an exclusive BTS mockumentary design video held by Online, the stars have opened about what it was like recording the unique in the beautiful country.
Director Sarmad Masud revealed that they always knew that the 3rd instalment of the popular of the drama would occur in the UK winter season, so the Top Kid star and Adulthood actor hatched a strategy to movie in other places.
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The duo believed that the ideal place to film would be among South Africa’s capital cities – Cape Town.
Noel, 44, teased: “For these specials I think audiences can anticipate what we deliver all the time.
” More action, body and soul, comradery, other than in the sun! Working with South African team has actually been remarkable.”
Ashley, 37, included: “There are some actually fantastic skill here. We were lucky to have them on board with us.”
The similarity props master David Ryan Chandlier, costume designer Lauren Miller, director of photography Andy McDonnell, stunt coordinator Kerry Gregg and their very own armourer Ollie Steel have made the show a big success.
Best buddies Aaron Bishop (Clarke) and Ronnie Pike Jr. (Walters) get themselves into a lot of tricky situations during their ‘vacation’ to South Africa.
The set are involved in a number of their own explosive stunts and have had the ability to get their hands on some real weapons – including a Vektor SP1, Glock 17 and Browning Hello There Power.
Audiences can anticipate explosive scenes with a number of automobile chases after, huge shout outs, leaping off structures and even using real-life grenades to blow things up.
Speaking up about their stunts, Ashley stated: “No offense to the stunt team in London however the stunt group over here are really, really great.”
He included: “Obviously the level goes up when you can do larger things. I hope that’s what people are coming back for.
” The vibe that we have, it’s an advenure.”
Noel continued: “Something about this show that is just various. Our characters are relatable …”.
” What you see on the screen, is how we are off electronic camera anyhow. That’s the ambiance we like to have on the set. That’s what makes it work,” Ashley added.
The spin-off, produced by Vertigo Movies, follows the 2 searching for a missing woman that was kidnapped right in front of the really eyes.
Regardless of being on vacation, the pair know it’s their duty to attempt and help discover her.
After first hitting our screens back in May 2018, followed by a 2nd season, which aired previously this year, fans will be pleased to hear that they will not have to wait much longer to see what happens on their own.
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Executive Manufacturer for Sky, Paul Gilbert, formerly spoke up about the brand-new series and said: “We’re actually delighted to see TV’s preferred police duo back in action, however transferred from the mean streets of London to among the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
” Played brilliantly by Noel and Ashley, Bishop and Pike will provide a Brand-new Year adventure flight to die-hard fans of the show and new audiences alike, as they navigate their way through an unfamiliar world to seek justice in their unmatched style.”.
Co-founder of Vertigo Movies, Allan Niblo, formerly teased: “I’m enjoyed have Bishop and Pike burst onto our TELEVISION screens with a ray of sunlight to cheer up any dull January.
” Expect carnage, trouble and comradery as they handle formidable brand-new enemies.”.
Bulletproof: South Africa airs at 9pm on Wednesday 20th January on Sky One and NOW TELEVISION.