Colin Firth has signed up to appear in a new miniseries about the Lockerbie plane disaster.
In 1988, a Pan Am Flight was blown up by terrorists as it flew over the Scottish town of Lockerbie, killing all 259 people on board and a further 11 people on the ground.
In a new five-part series - a co-pro between Sky and Peacock - Firth will star as Dr Jim Swire, who lost his daughter in the tragedy and has been on a mission for justice ever since.
A synopsis of the drama reads: "Travelling across continents and political divides, Jim embarks on a relentless journey that not only jeopardises his stability, family and life, but completely overturns his trust in the justice system. As the truth shifts under Jim's feet, his view of the world is left forever sullied.
"Exploring events from the disaster and its aftermath, Lockerbie provides an intimate account of a man, a husband, and a father who risks everything in memory of his daughter and the unflinching pursuit of truth and justice."
Lockerbie will enter production in the coming months.
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