Display Media has acquired the North American rights to “The Nan Film,” a highway journey comedy that facilities on Catherine Tate’s foul-mouthed grandmother character. First launched in BBC’s “The Catherine Tate Present,” Nan later appeared in “Catherine Tate’s Nan.”
The movie will see Nan embark on a road-trip from London to Eire together with her long-suffering grandson as she endeavors to make amends together with her estranged and dying sister, Nell. “Via a collection of flashbacks, we see the younger sisters fall in love with the identical good-looking GI throughout World Warfare 2 and the way the implications of this love triangle formed Nan into the cantankerous outdated b*****d she is at the moment,” per a press launch asserting the acquisition.
“I’m delighted that Nan will probably be making her manner throughout the pond and launching herself onto unsuspecting audiences together with her first highway film,” mentioned Tate, who wrote the script with Brett Goldstein, and is among the many “The Nan Film’s” exec producers.
A day-and-date theatrical and VOD launch are deliberate for this July.
Tate’s different on-screen credit embody the U.S. model of “The Workplace,” and “Physician Who.” She’s as a result of reprise her function within the latter subsequent yr for a sixtieth anniversary particular. She most just lately appeared in Netflix mockumentary collection “Exhausting Cell,” which she additionally created and co-directed. Tate earned a Greatest New Author BAFTA nod for “The Catherine Tate Present” which was additionally a two-time BAFTA nominee for Greatest Comedy Programme, and earned her an Emmy nomination as a performer.
Supply: Women And Hollywood