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War of the Worlds is being produced for television by Mammoth Screen who, of course, produce Poldark. The H.G.Wells novel is being adapted by Peter Harness, who wrote the screenplay for Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and has written for Dr Who. The director is Neil Marshall of Game of Thrones fame.
The Daily Telegraph says that, although the casting has not yet been finalised, Aidan is said to be 'the leading candidate'.
Filming will begin in 2017, according to Den of Geek.
Update 16 February 2016
According to Radio Times Magazine Aidan will not be in War of the Worlds. Thanks to Aidan Turner Forever for the news.