Roger Allam stars as poet Ted Wallace
The Hippopotamus is currently shooting in and around London, UK.
The film is directed by John Jencks and the script was adapted by Tom Hodgson and Blanche McIntyre.
Other cast include Matthew Modine, Tim McInnerny and Fiona Shaw. The plot follows a disgraced poet and journalist who after being fired from his job decides to spend a month at his friend’s country mansion. Upon arriving, he finds out that strange phenomena have been occuring at the mansion and he opts to investigate.
Shooting through September 2015 and in post from October.