Classic rom-com Four Weddings and a Funeral is heading to the small screen, and with a pretty major twist up its sleeve. Hugh Grant’s character, the posh, blinky singleton Charles, will instead be played by a woman – notably US comedian Jessica Williams, who’ll play protagonist Jess. Airing as a series on US streaming service Hulu, and per The Hollywood Reporter, Jess is a ‘young communications director’ working in politics who heads to London from New York for the wedding of an old college friend.
EXCLUSIVE: Hugh Grant is boarding Miramax’s Guy Ritchie-directed gangster feature Toff Guys. Written by Ritchie with Marn Davies and Ivan Atkinson, Toff Guys returns the British filmmaker back to his Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch roots. The pic explores the collision between old-money European wealth and the modern marijuana industrial complex with new gang entrants swarming. Grant joins Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale and Crazy Rich…
Richard Curtis thought that Hugh Grant was 'too posh and too annoying' to be the lead in classic Brit romcom Four Weddings and a Funeral.
A Very English Scandal doesn't just have one victim, it has two - both Norman Scott and Jeremy Thorpe were victims, in a way.