Saoirse Ronan to star in World War II epic 'Blitz' for Apple TV+

Atonement, Brooklyn and Little Women star Saoirse Ronan has signed on to star in Steve McQueen's World War II drama Blitz.

Production on the New Regency and Apple TV+ film is set to begin later this year.

McQueen previously worked with production company New Regency on his celebrated films, 12 Years a Slave and Widows.

No other casting has been announced yet and details about the character Ronan will play had not been disclosed.