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Ray Cooney is currently shooting Run For Your Wife at Wimbledon Film Studios and on location in London, with Danny Dyer, Neil Morrissey, Denise van Outen and Sarah Harding among the lead cast. The film is based on Cooney’s own stage play about a South London taxi driver whose bigamy finally catches up with him over a hectic 24 hour period as he tries to dodge the police and stop his two wives meeting. It is being produced by Graham Fowler and James Simpson with Vicki Michelle executive producing.
Three brothers who go on the run to Ireland from the mob in London are at the centre of Maurice Phillips comedy Where There’s A Will, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Charlie Cox and Jenna Harrison. Phillips also co-wrote the script with Ian D Fleming, and Danny Midwinter is producing for Dream A Little Dream Productions. Shooting is planned to take place in Ireland next year.
Karen Gillan, Emun Elliott and Martin Compston are lined up to star in Not Another Happy Ending about a beautiful but eccentric writer of miserable, but best selling fiction, who is blocked on her latest novel since she became successful and happy. John Mckay will direct the feature with Claire Mundell and Wendy Griffin producing for Synchronicity Films. Shooting is scheduled for the end of this year or early next year.