A HOLLYWOOD movie starring Oprah Winfrey and Susan Sarandon will be filmed in Bradford.
Six Triple Eight tells the story of the only all-black, all-female unit in World War II.
The 855-member 6888 Battalion contributed to the war effort by working in Britain to clear a backlog of 17 million pieces of American mail.
The battalion received the Congressional Gold Medal last year.
The Netflix film is being directed by Prince Harry and Meghan’s partner, Tyler Perry.
Letters have been sent to residents of the Little Germany area of Bradford, warning of road closures for filming.
The production team will start dressing the streets tomorrow and filming will begin on February 16.