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Get ready for your close-ups, sweetie, darlings, because “Absolutely Fabulous” is headed for the big screen. The British sitcom, known affectionately as “Ab Fab,” chronicled the evenings out and mornings after of drug abusing, booze swilling Patsy and Edna. It became a cult sensation in the U.S. when Comedy Central began airing episodes in the 1990s, and the possibility that the two misbehaving swinging sixties relics might one day inspire a feature film has been bandied about for years. The series ran for five seasons on BBC One, but creator and star Jennifer Saunders had previously stated that she was concerned. »


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