The Buzz: The Apologiser finally in production
Report By Mr Jones live at Cannes
The long in development project The Apologiser has finally got the green light for an August start date and release next year. The Universal / D&T Films project has been in pre-production for a number of years but is now coming to together after star Tom Conti and newly appointed director Martin (Goodfellas, Taxi Driver) Scorsese at last agreed to contract terms and work together this summer.
Official press release below:
“When the evil Lord Wilford Rapscallion (Julian Sands) embarks on a nefarious scheme to steal all the fanciest tea on Earth, the world of snooty snobs is thrown into chaos!
Only one man can stop him. But this will take an all new type of hero. A new breed of rugged and tough yet gentlemanly and effete hero! With all his sophisticated skills and the help from his sassy butler (Queen Latifah) he must prevail!
Its Mad Max meets Sense & Sensibility in this tasteful and refined action spectacular!
Universal Pictures and D&T Films present a Martin Scorsese film.
Tom Conti is...
With such an electrifying concept and starry cast this is one to look forward too. VIN will bring you an exclusive peek at the teaser poster soon as well as exclusive news on the other upcoming D&T Films production, Checkmates!