- Film & TV
- 06 Apr 23
Greatest Days is inspired by the music of 90s hit boyband Take That, which was turned into the hit stage play The Band.
Elysian Film Group have just confirmed the release date for Greatest Days, the highly anticipated cinematic adaptation of Take That’s hit musical The Band.
Greatest Days is set to the music of Manchester pop group Take That, and follows the lives of five best friends as they reunite after 25 years to see their favourite boy band in concert. The group reignite lost friendships and discover hope for their futures in a feel good tale about love and music.
The film is be directed by Coky Giedroyc and written by Tim Firth– the author of the novel that inspired the musical– with members of the iconic boyband Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, and Howard Donald serving as executive producers on the project.
The film stars Irish comedian/actress Aisling Bea of This Way Up, Alice Lowe of Black Mirror, Jayde Adams of The Outlaws, Amaka Okafor of The Responder and Marc Wootton of Nativity!
"Greatest Days is a film dedicated to all those who have supported us throughout the years. It puts a mirror on our audience – it's a celebration of our music but it's literally all about the fans and their friendships," the boyband wrote in a statement.
"Our fans have been on a 30-year journey with us and we have an incredibly strong bond with them, so seeing that they will be represented on screen by such a strong, talented cast is incredibly exciting."
The film is set for release in the UK and ROI June 16th, and premiers in London on June 15th at a special Take That Premier Event.
- Film & TV
- 01 Jun 23