New Regency, Warp & Film4 Team On Musical Adaptation ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’; Richard E. Grant, Sharon Horgan Among Cast

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New Regency, Warp & Film4 Team On Musical Adaptation ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’; Richard E. Grant, Sharon Horgan Among Cast
New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films are teaming on a feature version of UK stage musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, which will star Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe), Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley), and newcomer Max Harwood as the lead. Fox will release worldwide.

Inspired by the true story of Jamie Campbell, the film follows 16-year-old Jamie New who lives on a council estate in Sheffield, England. Supported by his loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness to become a drag queen.

Grant will play former drag queen and Jamie’s mentor Hugo with Horgan as Jamie’s teacher Miss Hedge and BAFTA winner Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley) as his mother Margaret. Shobna Gulati, from the original stage cast, will reprise her role of Ray.

The film will reunite the original creative
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