Scenes for series 3 of Sky Atlantic smash The Tunnel to be filmed in Thanet

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Series 3 of Sky Atlantic’s drama The Tunnel will start shooting in east Kent next week.

The Tunnel: Vengeance , a third and final instalment of the crime thriller with Clémence Poésy and Stephen Dillane, will be shot at Discovery Park on March 13-14.

The former Pfizer site will be used as the French police headquarters. Crews will move on to Ramsgate and Margate on March 23-27.

Filming will also take place at Dover docks on March 7.

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Scenes for the previous two series were also filmed in Thanet, Dover and Folkestone.

The Anglo  French drama, produced by Canal+ and Kudos Film and Television, Shine, follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann after they are thrown together to investigate the death of a French politician.

Casting company The Extra People are looking for extras to take part. More information here.

A release date has not yet been announced.