First Look: Toby Jones, Michael Gambon & More in UK's 'Dad's Army'
Just last month we reported on Dad's Army, an adaptation of a comedy series from the United Kingdom that ran on BBC from 1968 to 1977, taking place during World War II in 1944 as the Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. The film stars Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Toby Jones, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon and many more in the film from Johnny English director Oliver Parker. Production is underway in Yorkshire and the first photos of the cast have surfaced online showing off the Home Guard (volunteers ineligible for military service) at Walmington-on-Sea. Look!
Here's the first photos from Oliver Parker's Dad's Army from HeyUGuys:
Dad's Army is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English, St Trinian’s) and written by Hamish McColl (Mr. Bean’s Holiday, Johnny English Reborn), based on the BBC TV series of the same name. The Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea has a new mission to raise morale: to patrol the Dover army base. But the arrival of glamorous journalist Rose Winters to write about their exploits sets the pulses racing and puts the local women on red alert. Plus, it turns out there's a spy on the base with the outcome of the war in their hands. Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Toby Jones, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon and more star in the film Universal sends to theaters in the United Kingdom sometime in 2015 with no United States release yet.
Reader Feedback - 4 Comments
I would rather watch the originals....
Steven on Oct 24, 2014
I agree. And I don't see much good coming out of this film adaptation which involves director Oliver Parker and writer Hamish McColl. "Mr. Bean's Holiday" and the "Johnny English" films were godawful,
CinOvation on Oct 26, 2014
Brings back horrible memories of every xmas with never ending repeats of Dad's Army and Only Fools and Horses
Carpola on Oct 24, 2014
I want a movie about Cardigan...such an idiot.
DAVIDPD on Oct 25, 2014
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