Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 19:14 22 May 2018 Film crews take over Halesworth Thoroughfare during the filming of a new Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis movie. Richard Curtis walking through the town centre Picture: Nick Butcher Archant © 2018 Writer Richard Curtis says he would love to call his new film with Danny Boyle being shot in the region ‘Suffolk Lad’ – but he doesn’t think Americans could pronounce the county’s name. The title of the film, currently filming in Suffolk and Norfolk, is rumoured to be All You Need Is Love and is understood to be set in a world where The Beatles never existed. Filming for the movie is set to culminate with at least 5,000 extras at a concert on Gorleston Beach – which could possibly be headlined by Suffolk pop superstar Ed Sheeran. In an interview with Screen Suffolk, the official film office for the county, Curtis said: “My first film was called Camden Town Boy because I lived in … [Read more...] about Can Americans pronounce Suffolk? Richard Curtis has his doubts as he discusses new film title
Danny Boyle, the Oscar winning director of Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, is teaming up with screenwriter Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually) for an ambitious new movie - and you could play a part in it. The as yet untitled project is currently shooting at various locations in nearby Suffolk and Norfolk, making it an ideal opportunity for budding movie stars in Cambridgeshire to sign up to be extras. As first reported by the East Anglian Daily Times, 5,000 people are needed to star in the film's central sequence, which will be filming between 10am and 2pm on Wednesday, June 27, at Gorleston Beach, Norfolk. This will be a gigantic concert scene, that will likely be a key moment in the untitled musical comedy. Extensive details about the film are not yet known, other than the central setting - a world where The Beatles don't exist. The central actors in the film include Lily James (Baby Driver), Kate McKinnon (2016's Ghostbusters remake), … [Read more...] about Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis are looking for extras in Cambridgeshire
PUBLISHED: 15:01 14 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:51 14 May 2018 Andrew Hirst Ed Sheeran is starring in the film. Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE PA An Oscar winning director is seeking 5,000 extras for his latest film, which is being shot in Suffolk and Norfolk and stars Ed Sheeran. Dear Everybody In Suffolk/Norfolk. We're shooting a Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis movie and need 5000 PEOPLE on camera at a (brilliant) concert on Gorleston beach, 27th June, 10am-2pm ⬇ Please come with lots of friends? Free tickets at https://t.co/888HxKNJxA Promo code: CANDY pic.twitter.com/CvEGJ9lEVN— emma freud (@emmafreud) May 14, 2018 Danny Boyle, who made Slumdog Millionaire and is currently working on a film based around The Beatles, has issued two appeals through the Applause Store website. The film, which has been written by Richard Curtis, whose past hits include Four Wedding and A Funeral and Notting Hill, is understood to be set in a world where The Beatles never existed and has been … [Read more...] about Could you star along Ed Sheeran in new Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis film? Shout-out for 5,000 extras!
Video PUBLISHED: 18:51 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 18:51 02 May 2018 James Carr Film crews take over Halesworth Thoroughfare during the filming of a new Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis movie. Danny Boyle working on set. Picture: Nick Butcher Archant © 2018 A quaint market town was today transformed into a vibrant film set as two titans of British cinema arrived to shoot scenes for their latest feature. Film crews take over Halesworth Thoroughfare during the filming of a new Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis movie. Richard Curtis walking through the town centre. Picture: Nick Butcher Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis were seen on location in Halesworth as they shot at various locations in the town. The new film is believed to be set in a world where The Beatles never existed. Lily James on set during filming of a new Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis movie in Halesworth. Lily James on set Picture: Nick Butcher Windows at The White Hart Inn, in the Thoroughfare, were blocked out as … [Read more...] about Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis shoot latest feature in market town
PUBLISHED: 14:56 01 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:56 01 May 2018 James Carr Danny Boyle has been spotted filming at Booker Cash and Carry in Lowestoft. Picture: NICK BUTCHER Archant Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was spotted in Suffolk today as filming for his hotly tipped new feature based around The Beatles gets underway. The director was pictured in Lowestoft outside Booker Cash and Carry, in Gorleston Road, earlier today (Tuesday, May 1) while filming for his new romantic-comedy went on inside. The film, being made by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle in partnership with Richard Curtis, who wrote Four Weddings and a Funeral and owns a home in Suffolk, is thought to be titled All You Need is Love. It is also rumoured to feature a cameo from Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran. Cast and crew will are expected to travel to Halesworth tomorrow where filming will continue. … [Read more...] about No sign of Ed Sheeran as filming for new feature by Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis gets underway