The actresses are currently in talks to take on roles in the upcoming film based on the Take That musical The Band.

(c) Jay Brooks

Talks of casting for the upcoming musical film based on the Take That Musical The Band are currently underway it has been reported.

Currently titled Greatest Days, the film is set to be directed by Coky Giedroyc (How to Build a Girl) with a screenplay written by Tim Firth and choreography by the award-winning Drew McOnie (Jesus Christ Superstar). Take That will be executive producers, alongside David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers.

While a release date for the film has yet to be announced, it has been reported by Deadline that Ruth Wilson (His Dark Materials, Mrs Wilson), Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, The Good Fight) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) are in talks to star in the film which features the music of Take That.

The stage production follows the story of a group of five friends who come together again to try and meet The Band – a group that they adored as teenagers. It featured songs such as ‘Greatest Day’, ‘Never Forget’ and ‘Patience’. It originally opened  in Manchester in 2017 before embarking on a UK tour and West End run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.


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