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Director Mark Lamprell talks inheriting a cast in comedy sequel A Few Less Men

23 June 2016 4:41 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

(l-r):.Kevin Bishop,.Xavier Samuel and.Kris Marshall.in A Few Less Men.

A Few Less Men, the sequel to Stephan Elliott's 2011 comedy A Few Best Men, was helmed by Mark Lamprell, the screenwriter of Babe: Pig in the City and director of 2000's My Mother Frank and 2013's Goddess.

Lamprell came on board after reading the script by Dean Craig (Death at a Funeral), who wrote the original film.

"It was lovely working on somebody else's screenplay because it was a really solid screenplay structurally," Lamprell said. "I could see that there was a really good movie in there. Dean's a very accomplished writer. The whole guts of it were laid out before me.".

Lamprell, who got his start at Kennedy Miller making Bts documentaries such as The Making of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985), describes A Few Less Men as "a silly comedy.".

"It's not high-brow wit. »

- Harry Windsor

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First look at A Few Less Men as footage to comedy sequel shopped at Cannes

15 May 2016 4:54 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall and Kevin Bishop in A Few Less Men.

Arclight Films have released a first look at A Few Less Men, the sequel to 2011's A Few Best Men..

The new film sees Goddess' Mark Lamprell taking over directing duties from Priscilla's Stephan Elliot, and will be released by StudioCanal in Australia and Nz.

The film was produced by Laurence Malkin, Tania Chambers and Share Stallings and written by Dean Craig (Death at a Funeral), and footage is currently being screened to buyers in Cannes.

.From a talented group of filmmakers with a proven track record of delivering strong, entertaining stories with broad appeal, A Few Less Men is sure to satisfy audiences in Australia and abroad", said StudioCanal Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive Elizabeth Trotman..

"Here at StudioCanal we are so pleased to be on board and are looking forward to developing an exciting campaign. »

- Staff Writer

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Kubrick Moon landing conspiracy film Moonwalkers set for DVD release this May

11 April 2016 10:20 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you a fan of a) Stanley Kubrick and b) all things astronomical then you’ve possibly come across the conspiracy theory that Stanley Kubrick was rumoured to have faked the Apollo 11 moon landings for the Us Government.

The conspiracy has spiraled so far out of control that the documentary Room 237 at one point brings up the theory that the late director actually gave clues to the gigantic cover up within The Shining.

And now we have Moonwalkers, a high-concept, action comedy based around this conspiracy theory and starring Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint, which is set to arrive on DVD on May 30th courtesy of Icon Film Distribution.

See Also: Watch the red band trailer for Moonwalkers

Directed by the ad world’s boy genius Antoine Bardou-Jacquet (holder of the Guinness World Record for “Most Awarded Commercial), Moonwalkers asks the question, ‘what if Apollo 11 never actually made it? »

- Villordsutch

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Berlin: Lionsgate U.K. Acquires British Rights for ‘Ghost Stories’

14 February 2016 10:14 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lionsgate U.K. has acquired U.K. distribution rights to “Ghost Stories,” based on the Olivier nominated supernatural stage production, co-written and directed by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, and set to star Martin Freeman (“The Hobbit” franchise, “Captain America: Civil War,” TV’s “Fargo”) and BAFTA award-winner George MacKay (“Pride,” “Sunshine on Leith”), with Andy Nyman reprising his role as Professor Goodman. Principal photography will start in September.

Phillip Goodman, professor of psychology and arch-sceptic has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave. His mentor Charles Cameron, the “original” TV parapsychologist, went missing 15 years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must meet.

Cameron, it seems, is still very much alive. And he needs Goodman to find a rational explanation for three unsolved cases that have shaken Cameron to his core. As Goodman investigates, »

- Leo Barraclough

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Altitude inks key pre-sale on Martin Freeman chiller 'Ghost Stories'

9 February 2016 11:21 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: The Woman In Black distributor Tmg/Concorde picks up thriller for Germany.

Tele München/Concorde has snapped up all German rights to Altitude Film Sales’ chiller Ghost Stories.

The deal between Altitude’s sales chief Mike Runagall and Tmg/Concorde’s Markus Zimmer was wrapped up last night on the eve of Efm following the project’s announcement on Screen last week.

The pact marks the first collaboration between the two companies. Tmg/Concorde previously did well in Germany with similarly pitched horror The Woman In Black.

Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman (The Hobbit franchise), George MacKay (Pride) and Andy Nyman (Death At A Funeral) are to star in the feature version of well-received supernatural stage production Ghost Stories, co-written and directed by Jeremy Dyson (The League of Gentlemen) and Nyman, who will reprise his role as professor Goodman.

Principal photography is due to get underway in September with Claire Jones (Sightseers) producing alongside Warp Films’ [link »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Martin Freeman and George Mackay to star in Ghost Stories

5 February 2016 12:50 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Screen Daily is reporting that Martin Freeman (The Hobbit) and George MacKay (Pride) have joined the cast of Ghost Stories, an adaptation of the supernatural stage production from Andy Nyman (Death At a Funeral) and co-writer and director Jeremy Dyson (The League of Gentlemen). Nyman will also reprise his role as Professor Phillip Goodman.

In Ghost Stories, Phillip Goodman (Nyman), professor of psychology and arch-skeptic has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave. His mentor Charles Cameron, the ‘original’ TV parapsychologist went missing fifteen years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must meet.

Cameron, it seems, is still very much alive. And he needs Goodman to find a rational explanation for three unsolved cases that have shaken Cameron to his core. As Goodman investigates, he meets three haunted people, each with a tale more frightening, »

- Gary Collinson

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A ‘Ghost Stories’ Film Is On The Way From Andy Nyman

2 February 2016 2:40 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ghost Stories film: A feature film version of Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s hit stage show is being planned. Martin Freeman and George MacKay will star.

I remember catching the stage show Ghost Stories at the Lyric in Hammersmith many years ago, before its successful couple of runs in the West End, and couldn’t believe how amazing it was – and how scary. Well, now it seems like a Ghost Stories film is on the way courtesy of Andy Nyman, the genius that co-created the original play.

Nyman, an accomplished actor (he appeared in Severance, Black Death and Death At A Funeral), and frequent collaborator with TV mentalist Derren Brown, will direct and reprise his role of Professor Phillip Goodman from the original play, a character described as ‘a psychology academic and skeptic who sees his belief in the rational tested when his old mentor, Charles Cameron, sends him a letter. »

- Paul Heath

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Martin Freeman, George MacKay to tell 'Ghost Stories' for Warp, Altitude

1 February 2016 3:02 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Warp Films and Altitude Film Sales team on Jeremy Dyson-Andy Nyman thriller.

Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman (The Hobbit franchise), George MacKay (Pride) and Andy Nyman (Death At A Funeral) are to star in a feature version of well-received supernatural stage production Ghost Stories, co-written and directed by Jeremy Dyson (The League of Gentlemen) and Nyman, who will reprise his role as professor Goodman.

Principal photography is due to get underway in September with Claire Jones (Sightseers) producing alongside Warp FilmsRobin Gutch (’71). Altitude Films has boarded sales on the thriller and will introduce buyers to the project at the Efm.

In Ghost Stories, Phillip Goodman, professor of psychology and arch-skeptic has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave.

His mentor Charles Cameron, the ‘original’ TV parapsychologist went missing fifteen years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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