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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 »
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 merger sees Tea Shop’s Lane and Harris appointed as directors alongside Fyzz’s Wayne Marc Godfrey and Robert Jones. The two companies have collaborated on three pics in the last 18 months, including upcoming shark thriller “47 Meters Down,” which will be released by the Weinstein Company in North America and eOne in Blighty.
Under the new banner, the team will focus on developing existing and new IP and strive to produce three to five feature films and television productions a year with the support of “substantial financial backing.”
Since Godfrey (“The Usual Suspects”) launched The Fyzz Facility in 2010, the outfit has brought more than $85 million of investment into more than 100 feature pics including Jennifer Aniston starrer “Cake,” Martin Scorsese’s “Silence, »
- Diana Lodderhose
Exclusive: 47 Meters Down collaborators are merging to launch London-based The Fyzz Facility Pictures.
The two companies have worked together on three films in the last 18 months including upcoming thriller 47 Meters Down, which is due for release later this year through TWC in North America and eOne in the UK.
The new outfit will focus on developing existing and new IP and has a plan to produce three to five features and TV productions each year.
The Usual Suspects producer Jones launched The Fyzz Facility with producer Godfrey five years ago since when the outfit has helped finance a host of large-scale titles including [link=nm »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Andreas Wiseman)
5 items from 2016
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