Lionsgate Unveil the Debut Poster for Paul McGuigan’s Adaptation of Peter Turner’s memoir FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL
Ahead of its release this November, The Fan Carpet are delighted to be sharing with you the first poster for Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool which stars Annette Bening, Jamie Bell and Julie Walters.
Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening).
FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL, directed by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock, Lucky Number Slevin) and starring Annette Bening (American Beauty, 20th Century Women, The Kids Are All Right) and Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, Jane Eyre, The Adventures of Tintin), will open across the UK on 17 November. Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening).
Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Gloria Grahame was a Hollywood leading lady at the heart of several hit films from the Golden Age of Hollywood, including The Big Heat, It’s a Wonderful Life, In a Lonely Place, and Oklahoma! She won the Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Bad and the Beautiful.
FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL also stars Julie Walters (Brooklyn, Paddington), and Vanessa Redgrave (Atonement, Foxcatcher), with Kenneth Cranham (Maleficent, Layer Cake), Stephen Graham (This is England, Taboo), Frances Barber (Medici, Mr. Holmes), and Leanne Best (Line of Duty, Undercover) rounding out a stellar British cast.
The film was produced by Barbara Broccoli (Spectre, Skyfall) and Colin Vaines (Gangs of New York, Coriolanus) with a screenplay written by BAFTA winner Matt Greenhalgh (Control, Nowhere Boy), and was shot on location in Liverpool and London, and at Pinewood Studios.
FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL will be released in the UK on 17 November 2017 through Lionsgate UK