20th Century Studios has released the official trailer for their upcoming film adaptation of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, based on the hit 2017 coming-of-age musical play of the same name. Starring newcomer Max Harwood and Richard E. Grant, the film is scheduled to hit the theaters on February 26, 2021. Check out the video in the player below!
Inspired by true events, New Regency’s and Film4’s Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the film adaptation of the hit musical. Jamie New is 16 and doesn’t quite fit in—instead of pursuing a “real” career he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure: he is going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mom and his amazing friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.
The film stars stars newcomer Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant.
The stage production’s director, Jonathan Butterell, makes his feature-film debut as director, with screenplay and lyrics by Tom MacRae, songs by Dan Gillespie Sells and a score composed by Sells and Anne Dudley. Mark Herbert, p.g.a, Peter Carlton, p.g.a, and Arnon Milchan are producing with Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer, Natalie Lehmann, Daniel Battsek, Ollie Madden, Peter Balm, Niall Shamma, and Jes Wilkins serving as executive
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie film and musical play are both inspired by Jenny Popplewell’s 2011 TV documentary titled Jamie: Drag Queen at 16.