Their Finest Hour and a Half is an upcoming British romantic comedy film directed by Lone Scherfig and written by Gaby Chiappe, based on the novel of same name by Lissa Evans. The film stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, and Jake Lacy. Principal photography began early-September 2015 in London.
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Release Date: 2016
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Written by: Lissa Evans (novel), Gaby Chiaffe (screenplay)
Cast: Sam Claflin, Gemma Arterton, Jack Huston, Jake Lacy, Bill Nighy etc.
Set during the World War II in early 1940s, about some filmmakers try to make a patriotic film to boost morale of British army during The Blitz.
On April 14, 2015, it was announced that Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, and Bill Nighy would star in the World War II-set romantic comedy film based on the 2009 novel Their Finest Hour and a Half by Lissa Evans. BBC Films developed the film, hiring Lone Scherfig to direct the film which was adapted by Gaby Chiappe. BBC Films would co-finance the film, which Number 9 Films and Wildgaze Films would produce with its Stephen Woolley and Amanda Posey, while HanWay Films would handle the international rights. On May 13, 2015, Lionsgate acquired the UK rights to the film. On September 10, 2015, Jack Huston and Jake Lacy joined the film along with Richard E. Grant, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, Rachael Stirling, and Henry Goodman.
Principal photography on the film began early-September 2015 in London.