‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’ Release Date Revealed, Star-Studded Cast Exposed
“Absolutely Fabulous” captured the hearts of fashionistas back in 1992. After several years, the show will finally reach theaters this July. More excitingly, the original cast will reprise their roles in “Absolutely Famous: The Movie.”Advertisement
“Absolutely Fabulous” was a series that ran for three consecutive seasons in 1992. The British sitcom starred Jennifer Saunders and Joana Lumley as Edina and Patsy, respectively. Due to the series’ tremendous success, especially when it won hearts of fashionistas during such time, it was able to garner a revival back in 2001 through 2004 and had anniversary specials in 2011 and 2012 as well, reports Entertainment Weekly.
After several years of comebacks, only through television, “Absolutely Famous” is finally coming to theaters. Fox Searchlight recently revealed that Saunders and Lumley will reprise their roles as the lead characters in the movie rendition of the series, entitled “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.”
According to Digital Spy, the movie will release on July 1, 2016 in the UK and on July 22, 2016 in select U.S. cinemas.
The movie’s plot would showcase Edina and Patsy’s journey to a fashionable launch party that would lead them escaping to the French Riviera. Apart from the leads are cast members Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, and Jane Horrocks, who will reprise their roles as Saffy, Mother, and Bubble, respectively. Newcomers and guest stars to appear include Glee actor Chris Colfer, One Direction’s Harry Styles, Jean-Paul Gaultier, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star Kim, Emma Burton, Kate Moss, and many others.
The director of the said movie will be Mandie Fletcher, who took inspiration from Saunder’s screenplay.
Catch the star-packed movie rendition “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie” in theaters this July 1, 2016, in the UK and on July 22, 2016, in selected U.S. cinemas.