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'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' will be in cinemas in 2020

The film version of the musical Everybody’s Taking About Jamie will premiere in cinemas in October 2020.

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The musical has had a quick journey from stage to screen. The musical made its debut in 2017 and has made it to the screen in just three years. By comparison Cats has taken 38 years to make the journey, Chicago took 37 yearsand Les Miserables took 32 years.

Richard E Grant will play a former drag queen and mentor to the titular character, a sixteen-year-old boy who just wants to attend his school ball in drag. The play was inspired by the true story of Jamie Campbell.

The film will also star Happy Valley‘s Sarah Lancashire as Jamie’s mother, Catastrophe‘s Sharon Horgan as Jamie’s teacher and Max Horwood will play the character of Jamie.

The musical created by musicians Dan Gillespie Sells and scriptwriter Tom MacRae has been a huge hit in London, attracting US stars like Bianca Del Rio and Michelle Visage to join the cast.

The film will be in cinemas on 23rd October 2020.

OIP Staff


 

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