BREAKING MOVIE/TV NEWS

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Frears Mounts "Tamara Drewe"

Sneak Peek a new international (French) poster supporting Momentum Pictures' upcoming comedy feature "Tamara Drewe", directed by Stephen Frears ("Prick Up Your Ears").

"...Once a shy and unattractive teenager from a small rural idyll, Tamara’s past catches up with her when she returns to her old village and has to face an old flame. With a rock star boyfriend back in London she gets caught in a love triangle and becomes the focus of gossiping locals..."

The live action feature adapts author Posy Simmonds' graphic novel "Tamara Drewe" for Sony Pictures Classics, starring actress Gemma Arterton ("Quantum Of Solace") as 'Drewe'.

Cast also includes Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam, Luke Evans, Bill Camp and Tamsin Greig.

"Tamara Drewe", was originally a collection of comics published in UK newspaper the "Guardian", reimagining author Thomas Hardy's literary classic "Far From the Madding Crowd."

The new film, with a screenplay by Moira Buffini, is produced by Ruby Films, BBC Films and West End films. Alison Owen also produces alongside Tracey Seaward ("The Queen") , for executive producers Paul Trijbits, Scott Rudin, Sharon Harel and BBC Films' Christine Langan.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Tamara Drewe"...