TITLE

The 'Eagle' has landed

AUTHOR(S)
Dawtrey, Adam
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;8/8/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 27, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that John Heyman's film "Eddie the Eagle," which he had planned for a long time, will finally start production in January 2008 with Declan Lowney as director, Steve Coogan as Eddie and Sean Macaulay as scriptwriter. Heyman is financing the film through his company World Film Services. The film focuses on Eddie Edwards who joined the 1988 Winter Olympics as the first representative from Great Britain in the Olympic category and came in last in both ski jump events.
ACCESSION #
26219561

 

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