Blitz FIRST LOOK: Saoirse Ronan joins music legend Paul Weller for World War II film

Blitz FIRST LOOK: Saoirse Ronan joins music legend Paul Weller as they transform into character while taking to the set of new World War II film

Saoirse Ronan slipped into her new character on Friday as she took to the set of World War II film Blitz.

The actress, 28, who is the leading lady in the new flick, bundled up in a black coat and warm blue scarf for the beginning of filming.

She was joined by rocker Paul Weller, who is taking to the big screen for the first time after making his mark on the music industry over six decades.

Blitz FIRST LOOK: Saoirse Ronan joined music legend Paul Weller on Friday as they transformed into character while taking to the set of new World War II film

Blitz FIRST LOOK: Saoirse Ronan joined music legend Paul Weller on Friday as they transformed into character while taking to the set of new World War II film

The pictures, which are the first from the new filming, showed the streets transformed into the early 1940s for scenes.

Main character Saoirse had her platinum blonde locks styled into a vintage curl as she opted for a glamorous palette of makeup with a red lip.

She kept warm with her hands tucked into gloves and pockets while standing alongside Paul on set.

New role: Rocker Paul was also on set, who is taking to the big screen for the first time after making his mark on the music industry over six decades

New role: Rocker Paul was also on set, who is taking to the big screen for the first time after making his mark on the music industry over six decades

Busy: The pair were snapped in amongst a large crowd of cast and crew on set

Busy: The pair were snapped in amongst a large crowd of cast and crew on set 

Keeping warm: The Jam legend donned a khaki padded jacket and a pair of tan chino trousers while kicking off his first ever movie

Keeping warm: The Jam legend donned a khaki padded jacket and a pair of tan chino trousers while kicking off his first ever movie

Beverage: The musician-turned-actor enjoyed a hot drink while strolling the busy set

Beverage: The musician-turned-actor enjoyed a hot drink while strolling the busy set

 Beverage: The musician-turned-actor enjoyed a hot drink while strolling the busy set

Coming soon: The pictures are the first taken from the set of the new film, as it gets into full swing for its later release

Coming soon: The pictures are the first taken from the set of the new film, as it gets into full swing for its later release 

While the Jam legend donned a khaki padded jacket and a pair of tan chino trousers while kicking off his first ever movie.

The musician-turned-actor enjoyed a hot drink while strolling the busy set.

Dressed in period costumes, cast and crew filled the streets as they circled brick buildings.

While many cast-members were dressed as British policeman, with a black vintage vehicle in the centre of the crowd.

Streets: The Blitz crew set up shop around brick buildings as they filmed some scenes

Streets: The Blitz crew set up shop around brick buildings as they filmed some scenes

Of the time: Cast members were all dressed in period costumes for the filming, wrapped in tartan scarves and longline coats

Of the time: Cast members were all dressed in period costumes for the filming, wrapped in tartan scarves and longline coats

Of the time: Cast members were all dressed in period costumes for the filming, wrapped in tartan scarves and longline coats

Making room: The set was cornered off with cones and barriers as extras circled the set

Making room: The set was cornered off with cones and barriers as extras circled the set

New Apple TV+ film Blitz is directed by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen and will detail a group of London natives amid the aerial bombing during the international conflict, Variety reported.

The war film is the first feature length motion picture from McQueen since the 2018 movie Widows. 

While it is thought to be released later this year, with a date not yet confirmed. 

Authorities: While some were dressed as police men, with a black car in the middle of the set

Authorities: While some were dressed as police men, with a black car in the middle of the set

Authorities: While some were dressed as police men, with a black car in the middle of the set

New film: Apple TV+ film Blitz is directed by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen and will detail a group of London natives amid the aerial bombing during the international conflict, Variety reported

New film: Apple TV+ film Blitz is directed by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen and will detail a group of London natives amid the aerial bombing during the international conflict, Variety reported

Big movie: The war film is the first feature length motion picture from McQueen since the 2018 movie Widows

Big movie: The war film is the first feature length motion picture from McQueen since the 2018 movie Widows

Blending in: Paul blended into the crowd on the set as they set up microphones and cameras to film

Blending in: Paul blended into the crowd on the set as they set up microphones and cameras to film

Cast: Stars such as Stephen Graham and Kathy Burke are also set to join the cast of the new film

Cast: Stars such as Stephen Graham and Kathy Burke are also set to join the cast of the new film

Cast: Stars such as Stephen Graham and Kathy Burke are also set to join the cast of the new film

Unconfirmed: While it is thought to be released later this year, with a date not yet confirmed

Unconfirmed: While it is thought to be released later this year, with a date not yet confirmed

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