We have the initial trailer for Everybody's Talking About Jamie. This works as an adjustment of the hit musical of the very same name and also celebrities newbie Max Harwood in the leading duty.
It originates from Disney's 20th Century Studios, which was developed after the Disney/Fox merging entered into impact in 2014. If all goes according to strategy (and also if 2020 has actually instructed us anything it might well not) this will certainly be among the initial significant flicks striking cinemas following year. Based on the trailer, it appears like a huge, music-filled event that will certainly profit significantly from the staged experience.
The trailer opens up with Jamie kicking of his day, heading to college and also experiencing his regimen. An instructor asks the course what everybody wishes to provide for an occupation and also Jamie happily states that he intends to be an entertainer. His educator without delay calls into question these strategies. We see that stress are high with his papa that is let down in exactly how his child ended up.
He imagine coming to be a drag queen and also eventually locates an advisor, played by Richard E. Grant, that motivates him to seek this course, despite the numerous barriers in his method. We are used glances of the songs and also dancing numbers, which are massive, poppy and also vibrant.
The flick celebrities Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, Sharon Horgan and also Richard E. Grant. Jonathan Butterell, that routed the phase program, makes his function directorial launching with the adjustment.
The movie script and also verses are by Tom MacRae, with tunes by Dan Gillespie Sells and also a rating from Sells and also Anne Dudley. Mark Herbert, Peter Carlton and also Arnon Milchan are generating with Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer, Natalie Lehmann, Daniel Battsek, Ollie Madden, Peter Balm, Niall Shamma, and also Jes Wilkins aboard as executive manufacturers.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie fixate Jamie New, a 16-year-old that does not rather suit. Instead of seeking a “real” occupation, he imagines coming to be a drag queen. Uncertain concerning his future, he does think that he is mosting likely to be a feeling. Supported by his caring mom and also his buddies, Jamie conquers bias, defeats harasses and also tips out of the darkness, into the spotlight.
Most major movies that were on the calendar, with a few exceptions, were delayed to 2021 in recent weeks. This was in response to movies like Tenet and also The New Mutants underperforming at the box office. The delays have led to further uncertainty in regards to movie theaters being able to stay open without government assistance, with Cineworld closing all of its locations again indefinitely.
So whether or not there will be theaters for this or any big movie to play in come next year remains to be seen. Be that as it may, Everybody's Talking About Jamie is currently set to arrive in theaters on February 26, 2021, from 20th Century Studios. Be sure to check out the trailer for yourself.
Oscar-nominated actor Richard E. Grant is a former drag queen in the new trailer for Everybody's Talking About Jamie, a film adaptation of the hit musical developed for Amazon Prime. The original stage show, with music by Daniel Gillespie Sells and lyrics by Tom MacRae, first premiered in 2017 and has since been delighting theater-goers the world over. Based on a true story, it follows sixteen-year-old Jamie (played by Max Harwood in the film), a schoolboy in the suburban north of England who dreams of becoming a drag queen.
Despite the success of the stage musical, the film adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie has faced some barriers to its release. A Disney/20th Century Studios production, a theatrical release of the movie was originally planned for October 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the date was pushed to January and then February 2021 before Disney ultimately pulled the film from its schedule and sold it to Amazon, taking the movie straight to streaming. Everybody's Talking About Jamie is now due to be released on Amazon Prime Video on September 17.
Now, a trailer released by Amazon gives viewers a taste of some of the film's bigger musical numbers and a better look at the supporting cast, including Grant (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Loki, Can You Ever Forgive Me?) as Jamie's mentor and former drag queen, Hugo. While past trailers and teasers have showed quick snippets of Grant and other supportive roles, this new trailer provides the first detailed look right into Grant's character. Hugo's former life as an iconic queen is on full display as Jamie and his best friend Pritti (Lauren Patel) find themselves in Hugo's shop, which is filled with glamorous drag attire. Check out the full trailer below.
Like Grant, all other actors in the film version of Everybody's Talking About Jamie are a completely different set to those in the original stage production cast. Other big names in the Amazon film include Sharon Horgan (Military Wives, How to Build a Girl), featuring as Jamie's school careers advisor, while Ralph Ineson (Ready Player One and the newly-released The Green Knight) will play Jamie's dismissive and distant father. The film marks the first on-screen appearance for Harwood.
Since its premiere just a couple of years ago, the Everybody's Talking About Jamie stage production has been heralded as a joyful, big-hearted crowd pleaser and also an iconic piece of LGBTQ+ work. Judging by the new trailer, it seems that the film will certainly more than live up to these expectations. Audiences will find out for sure when the flick launches on September 17.