Twentieth Century Studios have revealed the first look images at Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. The film stars Richard E. Grant and is based on the popular musical of the same name. Grant plays the legendary Drag Queen artist Miss Loco Chanelle, but he’s not the lead in this one, it’s Max Harwood.
The young actor is playing our titular character Jamie, a young man who come out and pursue a career as a Drag queen. Fighting the prejudice, the bullying with Grant playing the his ‘mentor’ in his journey.
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Inspired by true events, Twentieth Century Studios’, New Regency’s and Film4’s “Everybody’s Talking about Jamie” is the film adaptation of the hit musical. Jamie New is 16 and doesn’t quite fit in — instead of pursuing a “real” career he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure: he is going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mom and his amazing friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.
“Everybody’s Talking about Jamie” stars newcomer Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Sam Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant. The stage production’s director, Jonathan Butterell, makes his feature-film debut as director, with screenplay and lyrics by Tom MacRae, songs by Dan Gillespie Sells and a score composed by Sells and Anne Dudley. Mark Herbert, Peter Carlton and Arnon Milchan are producing, with Peter Balm, Niall Shamma, Jes Wilkins, Daniel Battsek, Ollie Madden, Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer and Natalie Lehmann serving as executive producers.
The film at the moment is set to opens in the UK on October 21, 2020. That date will all depend on Lockdown, so it could change.