Amazon Prime to make six-part oil rig thriller at Jason Connery's new Leith film studio

Amazon Prime has revealed it is to make a supernatural thriller set on a North Sea oil rig at the new film studio being operated by Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason on Edinburgh’s waterfront.

A former wave power plant in Leith Docks will play host to the six-part series, The Rig, which will be filmed exclusively in Scotland.

Due to start filming next year, it will follow the crew of a North Sea oil rig who are due to return to the mainland when an eerie fog descends and a mysterious force begins to take hold.

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