PREVIEW: I Used To Be Famous (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Ed Skrein (Deadpool), Leo Long (film debut), Eleanor Matsuura (Wonder Woman), Eoin Macken (The Forest), Lorraine Ashbourne (Child 44), Neil Stuke (School for Seduction), Kurt Egyiawan (Pan), Stanley Morgan (Prizefighter)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Eddie Sternberg (film debut), director, writer; Zak Klein (film debut), writer; Collie McCarthy (film debut), producer; David M. Saunders (My Dead Dad), composer; Angus Hudson (The Life Ahead), cinematographer; Julian Ulrichs (Sing Street), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Vince (Skrein) was once a member of a popular boy band, but is now alone and desperate to keep his music career alive. A chance encounter with young autistic drummer Stevie (Long) ignites a special friendship that helps Vince see past his own ambitions and develop a new purpose…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Ed Skrein puts his all into a meaningful lead turn in filmmaker Eddie Sternberg’s uplifting feature adaptation of his short film, which also features neurodiverse actor Leo Long in a substantial role.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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