Cush Jumbo In Talks To Star In Greatest Days Alongside Rosamund Pike & Ruth Wilson

Cush Jumbo In Talks To Star In Greatest Days

Cush Jumbo is in talks to star in Greatest Days alongside Rosamund Pike and Ruth Wilson. The film is an adaptation of the hit stage musical The Band, about record-breaking UK pop group Take That.

Take That, one of the world’s biggest pop acts, inspired the musical and now film adaptation, and the feel-good film has been developed with the support of Universal Music Group. Meaning it will include several Take That songs.

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Coky Giedroyc is directing the movie that centers on five schoolgirls who have the night of their lives at a concert from their favorite boy band. Now, 25 years later and their lives have changed in a myriad of ways. Yet they reunite to reminisce about their past and discover their future.

Take That’s hit songs such as “Patience,” “Back For Good,” “A Million Love Songs,” “Relight My Fire,” and “Could It Be Magic” will be featured in the film. The group is also in talks to pen an original song for the feel-good movie.

The group has sold more than 45 million records worldwide with 12 number 1 UK hits.

In regards to the film adaptation, Take That said:

“Greatest Days is a film dedicated to all those who have supported us throughout the years. It puts a mirror on our audience – it’s a celebration of our music, but it’s all about the fans and their friendships. Our fans have been on a 30-year journey with us, and we have an incredibly strong bond with them, so seeing that they will be represented on screen by such a strong, talented cast is incredibly exciting.”

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Tim Firth wrote the movie, and Drew McOnie is doing the choreography. Sierra/Affinity has come on board to handle international sales on the film. They will be introducing it at this week’s Cannes virtual market. CAA Media Finance is handling the domestic rights of the film. Danny Perkins and Kate Solomon will produce via their Elysian Film Group banner. Damian Jones and his DJ Films banner will produce as well. Take That, David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers will executive produce the project.

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