Freeman, who starred as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, said he was “delighted to be on board with Ghost Stories. Ghost Stories, starring Martin Freeman and Paul Whitehouse, will be released in cinemas on Friday, April 13. Filming took place last year on Hornsea’s coastline, which was chosen for its “cinematic expanses of open space”. “The script features scenes located in a small seaside town and our locations team looked at a variety of options in the East Riding and Humber area. Our. Can grandparents look after children in the second lockdown? Hornsea was chosen for its "cinematic expanses of open space" for Ghost Stories, Sign up to the Hull Live newsletter for daily updates and breaking news. Screen Yorkshire has invested in the production, which was also filmed at locations in Leeds, Harrogate, Harewood Estate and Saltaire. Ghost Stories centres around Phillip Goodman, a professor of psychology, who has his rationality tested to the hilt when he stumbles across a long lost file containing details of three cases of terrifying “hauntings”. Ghost Stories is co-written and directed by Jeremy Dyson, writer of The League of Gentlemen and Andy Nyman, who co-wrote and directed the original stage production, which broke box office records when it opened. “Ultimately Hornsea was chosen because of its cinematic expanses of open space and the long promenade which runs so close to the sea. “It makes a huge contribution to our local and regional economies and, as we saw from the filming of Dad’s Army, it can also have a real impact on attracting visitors. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. 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