Everybody's Talking About Jamie has released its first trailer, which you can watch above, and it promises heartbreak, hope and incredible musical numbers.
The eagerly-awaited film adaptation of the hit West End musical of the same name, Everybody's Talking About Jamie follows 16-year-old Jamie New (played by newcomer Max Harwood), a teenager who feels he doesn't quite fit in.
Jamie harbours dreams of being a professional drag queen and, although he feels very unsure about how his future will pan out, he's confident that he's got what it takes to make it.
But his journey won't be without struggles, as this first trailer reveals. Jamie's careers teacher Miss Hedge (Sharon Horgan) isn't convinced by his ambitions to become a performer, while his dad Wayne New (Ralph Ineson) asks "What is wrong with our boy?"
Wayne later implies to Jamie that he is disappointed by him, which leads a tearful Jamie to say "I don't think I've got a dad anymore", while he is also targeted by bullies who call him "a freak".
But with support from his loving mum Margaret New (Sarah Lancashire), best friend Pritti Pasha (Lauren Patel) and former drag queen Hugo Battersby / Loco Chanelle (Richard E Grant), Jamie perseveres and follows his dreams.
The movie also stars Shobna Gulati, Adeel Akhtar and Samuel Bottomley.
The film is directed by Jonathan Butterell, who makes his feature film directorial debut after directing the stage production.
The screenplay and lyrics are written by Tom MacRae, who has also written for Doctor Who, with songs by The Feeling's Dan Gillespie Sells and the score composed by Sells and Anne Dudley.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie is due to be released in cinemas in the UK on February 26, 2021.
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