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You may recall last year that a very odd robbery took place which saw £14 million (though estimated at £200 million) worth of jewels stolen from London’s Hatton Garden Vault, where the collective ages of the four ringleaders came to 278 years. Well, now Signature Entertainment have secured the UK distribution rights for a movie adaptation of the robbery, with filming now underway in and around London.
The Hatton Garden Job picks up with a mysterious thief, who is presented with an opportunity to take down the exclusive Hatton Garden Vault just days after leaving prison. It’s an old school job, requiring old school skills. With real life twists and turns as though written for a movie, The Hatton Garden Job follows our convict recruiting a team of veteran British criminals all eager for one final chance at glory. Together they must stay ahead of the law, dodge hired mercenaries and »
Ronnie Thompson’s The Hatton Garden Job, about the elderly London thieves who pulled off the biggest burglary in British history, seizing $21M in jewels, is the first of three competing projects about the 2015 heist to go into production. Voltage Pictures is handling foreign sales, while Signature Entertainment will distribute in the U.K. next year. Deadline exclusively reported earlier that The Theory of Everything director James Marsh has a Hatton Garden project based… »
The Hatton Garden Job centres on the eight men who carried out the biggest burglary in British history.
The story follows a recently released convict who recruits a team of veteran criminals known as “the bad grandpas” or “the Enfield Expendables”, all aged between 68 and 76 and eager for one final chance at glory. The gang is currently all behind bars.
“We’re excited to work on this wildly interesting project and are confident that the film will resonate the world over,” said »
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Hatton Garden Robbery film gets its cast and a distributor. Shooting kicked off this week. The Hatton Garden Robbery film will be titled The Hatton Garden Job, and will release in late 2016. Larry Lamb, Joely Richardson and Matthew Goode have landed parts in the Hatton Garden Robbery film, which has started shooting int London. The Hatton Garden Robbery film is the first to be made of the $14 million heist in 2015. Hatton Garden Robbery film gets its shoot underway in the capital
Also starring is The Imitation Game and Downton Abbey star Matthew Goode and Joely Richardson (The Patriot, TV’s Nip Tuck), whilst the ringleaders of the robbery will be played by TV favourite Lamb (TV’s Gavin & Stacey, Eastenders) as Brian Reader, »
- Paul Heath
The main cast of a film about the Hatton Garden robbery has been announced, with the former EastEnders actor Larry Lamb being given the key role of heist ringleader Brian Reader. Also in the cast are Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey), Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck) and Phil Daniels (Quadrophenia).
The film, currently entitled The Hatton Garden Job, has started filming in London. It tells the story of the 2015 “robbery of the decade” that instantly became folklore after it became apparent that many of the perpetrators were well into their 60s. Reader, who was named in court as one of the key planners, was 77 years old when he was sentenced to six years in jail in March.
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- Andrew Pulver
5 items from 2016
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