2 years ago

Take That Movie ‘Greatest Days’ in Athens


Based on the hit stage musical The Band featuring music from Take That. Aisling Bea (This Way Up, Hard Sun), winner of the 2020 BAFTA Television Craft Award for Breakthrough Talent, is attached to star alongside Alice Lowe (Black Mirror, Sightseers), Jayde Adams (The Outlaws, Alma’s Not Normal), Amaka Okafor (The Responder, The Split), Marc Wootton (Nativity), Lara McDonnell (Belfast), Jessie Mae Alonzo (Little Joe), Carragon Guest and Nandi Hudson. ‘The Boyband’ will feature Aaron Bryan, Dalvin Sol, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras and Mervin Noronha.

Coky Giedroyc (How to Build a Girl) is directing the big screen adaptation, written by Tim Firth (Calendar Girls). Greatest Days has been developed with the full support of Universal Music Group and Take That.

A feel-good universal story of love and friendship, GREATEST DAYS follows five best friends who have the night of their lives at a concert from their favorite boy-band. Twenty-five years later their lives have changed in a myriad of ways as they reunite to reminisce about their past and discover their future.

Take That has sold more than 45 million records worldwide with 12 number 1 hits in the UK.  Greatest Days will feature the band’s most iconic and popular songs including Greatest Day, Patience, Back for Good, A Million Love Songs, and Shine. Take That said today: “This is a really exciting time for us! We’re really looking forward to working with such a talented and creative team on the film and we’re absolutely delighted to have such a brilliant cast on board!”

Shooting in Athens has started and includes locations like Syntagma square, Psyri neighborhood and Lycabettus hill. The co-production is supported on the side of Greece by Heretic Film Production.