The All Together, an independently financed British comedy starringMartin Freeman (The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, The Office),finished shooting on March 21.
Freeman plays a TV presenterdesperately seeking a new start. Hislife soon takes a turn for the worse when he is taken hostage by an Americangangster (Corey Johnson, Hellboy, Saving Private Ryan) in his ownhome.
The film, written anddirected by Gavin Claxton and produced by Annabel Raftery, was filmed onlocation in Wimbledon, Battersea, and Stoke Newington Cemetery in 18 days. The entire production was shot in HiDef.
Claxton and eight otherprivate investors produced the comedy for under £250,000.
The All Together is the first feature project for new film companyEstablishment Films, which was set up by Claxton and Raftery in December2004. The two worked together atFireside Favourites, an independent television company they established in1998. The company, specialising incomedy, has produced animated TV programmes such as House Of Rock.
Claxton said: "Working with Martin Freeman was apleasure. He is very professional andobviously loves what he's doing. Ithink he agreed to work for peanuts because he loved the script so much."
The film is in the final fewweeks of editing and is yet to find a distributor in the UK.
Freeman will next be seen inThe Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy which is released in the UK on April29.