The 'Eagle' has landed

Dawtrey, Adam
August 2007
Daily Variety;8/8/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 27, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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