Everybody's Talking About Jamie movie adaptation gets a release date
The upcoming movie adaptation of West End musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie has been given a release.
20th Century Fox (which, don't forget, is now owned by The Walt Disney Company), Regency, Film4 and Warp Films are working on the project, with the former announcing the release date on Twitter.
"Just Announced: Everybody's Talking About Jamie, an all-new film based on the hit stage production, is coming to theatres October 23, 2020!"
The film adaptation will star Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker actor Richard E Grant (get your first look at him here), newcomer Max Harwood, Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan and Happy Valley's Sarah Lancashire.
Music will come from Dan Gillespie Sells of The Feeling and the musical's creator Tom McRae, who previously wrote for Doctor Who ('Rise of the Cybermen', 'The Age of Steel' and 'The Girl Who Waited') and the sitcom Threesome.
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie, which first premiered on stage in 2017, was inspired by a 2011 BBC documentary about a gay teenager named Jamie who pursues his dream of becoming a drag queen.
EastEnders' Shane Richie and Rita Simons, Steps star Faye Tozer and Beautiful People/Bad Education's Layton Williams (basically all our favourites) have been involved in the theatrical production.
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