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‘The Full Monty’: Disney+ Revives 1997 BAFTA-Winning Film As Limited TV Series; Original Cast Including Robert Carlyle & Tom Wilkinson To Return

Click here to read the full article. Beloved BAFTA-winning British underdog movie The Full Monty and its Robert Carlyle-led cast is returning for a Disney+ limited TV series, with production kicking of in Sheffield and Manchester today. Almost 25 years on from its original 1997 air date, the eight-part comedy/drama about a group of unemployed men in post-industrial Sheffield who turn to stripping to make a bit of extra cash will see the original film’s Academy Award-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) and producer Uberto Pasolini (Nowhere Special) reunite. Alma’s Not Normal director Andrew Chaplin and No Offence’s Catherine Morshead have taken on directing...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Tom Wilkinson

Tom Wilkinson is a man whose face you recognize almost instantly. He’s been in every movie from “The Full Monty,” to “Sense and Sensibility,” to “The Patriot,” to, well, the rest of them. It might be easier to list the movies he’s not had a part in if we are being honest. The man has been in the business since the mid-70s, and he has made excellent use of his time, his skill, and his craft. As he ages, he only gets better. However, the fact that he’s been in everything you’ve ever seen doesn’t mean that his fans know much about him as a person. You know his characters well, but it’s time to get to know his life.
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Famous birthdays for Feb. 5: Sara Evans, Tom Wilkinson

Feb. 05 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. -- Former British Prime Minister Robert Peel, founder of the London Police Force, in 1788. -- Scotsman John Dunlop, inventor of the pneumatic tire, in 1840. -- French automotive pioneer Andre Citroen in 1878. --...