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Sydney — After a trio of horror films including Twilight: Eclipse, The Loved Ones and Bait 3D, Xavier Samuel is turning his hand to comedy, signing on for the lead in Stephan Elliott’s latest feature film, A Few Best Men.
Samuel will star as David, the English groom, in the film which Elliot bills as the latest in “a hugely successful emerging genre — wedding movies for boys.” (Think, The Hangover down under.)
In the film David and his three best men travel to the Australian outback for a destination wedding that is as funny as it is disastrous.
“The girls get the big day. The boys get to sabotage it. And boy I am gonna have some fun,” said Elliot, who’s returned to Australia to make his first feature here in over a decade.
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The cast has been announced for "Priscilla" and "Easy Virtue" director Stephan Elliott’s upcoming feature "A Few Best Men" which begins shooting next week in Sydney and the nearby Blue Mountains region.
When English lad David announces he is getting married to an Australian, his hapless mates give a whole new meaning to the phrase 'for better or worse'! The chaos-filled wedding day tests their new marriage, challenges David’s relationships with his three best men, and risks turning what should be the best day of their lives into the worst.
Olivia Newton-John and political satirist Jonathan Biggins will star as the parents of the bride. Also starring are Xavier Samuel ("Twilight: Eclipse," "Newcastle"), Kris Marshall ("Death At A Funeral," "Easy Virtue"), Kevin Bishop ("Spanish Apartment," "Food of Love"), Tim Draxl ("Traveling Light," "Swimming Upstream"), Laura Brent (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader), Steve Le Marquand ("Beneath Hill 60, »
- Garth Franklin
2 items from 2011
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