• Danny Boyle film starring Ed Sheeran and Lily James needs a lot of UK extras
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    Hanna Flint

    Danny Boyle film starring Ed Sheeran and Lily James needs a lot of UK extras

    Working Title Films has put out a casting call requesting unpaid extras to appear in crowd scenes.

  • Ed Sheeran In Talks For Danny Boyle-Richard Curtis Music-Themed Comedy Movie
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    Deadline

    Ed Sheeran In Talks For Danny Boyle-Richard Curtis Music-Themed Comedy Movie

    After cameo roles in Game Of Thrones and Bridget Jones’ Baby , Brit singer Ed Sheeran is in talks to make an appearance in Danny Boyle’s upcoming music-themed comedy movie, we understand. No word yet on whether he will contribute to the movie’s score though the singer has previously expressed interest in doing more of this. The Working Title pic, backed by Universal, is due to star  Cinderella actress Lily James alongside actor Himesh Patel, known for his work in popular…

  • Universal Teams With Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis on Untitled Comedy
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    Variety

    Universal Teams With Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis on Untitled Comedy

    Universal Pictures is developing an untitled comedy directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle and written by “Love, Actually” scribe Richard Curtis for Working Title Films to produce. Plot details are being kept under wraps. Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will produce alongside Matt Wilkinson and Bernie Bellew. Curtis and Boyle will also produce. Nick […]

  • Love Actually’s Tragic Same-Sex Relationship That Was Cut From The Movie
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    Ben Arnold

    Love Actually’s Tragic Same-Sex Relationship That Was Cut From The Movie

    In footage from the movie’s DVD release, handily unearthed on Buzzfeed, Richard Curtis reveals that there was a same-sex relationship between Anne Reid’s brusque headmistress and her lover, Frances de la Tour. Curtis, who says he was 'sorry to lose’ the plot strand, adds: “The idea was meant to be that you just casually met this very sort of stern headmistress. As is, all the relationships in the finished movie, with its star-laden cast featuring Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Martine McCutcheon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln and Keira Knightley, were heterosexual.