FLYING FISH and ENTERTAINMENT FILM DISTRIBUTORS ANNOUNCE START OF SHOOT FOR FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS 2
London – 15 April 2021: Flying Fish and Entertainment Film Distributors announced today that principal photography has commenced in Cornwall on FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS 2. Reuniting the original film’s creative team, Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft co-direct from their screenplay co-written with Piers Ashworth, with the sequel to the UK box-office smash hit FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS based on the heart-warming true story about the sea-shanty singing group.
NEWLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTION COMPANY FLYING FISH SIGNS THREE YEAR MULTI-PICTURE DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH ENTERTAINMENT FILM DISTRIBUTORS
LONDON, UK – 11 March 2021: Newly launched independent entertainment production company Flying Fish, a joint venture between Fred Films’ James Spring and filmmakers Nick Moorcroft and Meg Leonard, has signed a three-year multi-picture distribution deal with leading UK theatrical distribution company Entertainment Film Distributors (EFD), it was announced today.
The deal will cover Flying Fish’s upcoming slate. This includes a Fisherman’s Friends sequel, currently in pre-production, and the recently announced untitled biopic on the inspirational life of the late Captain Sir Tom Moore, with the company acquiring rights to his inspirational life story after a heated industry bidding war last year. Moorcroft and Leonard are co-writing original screenplays for both films.
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