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John Cleese to Shoot ‘Of Corset’s Mine’ In Galway
08 Nov 2012 : By Eva Hall
British actor John Cleese
John Cleese, Derek Jacobi, Camilla Belle and a host of other Hollywood stars will film comedic period drama ‘Of Corset’s Mine’ in Galway next April, IFTN can exclusively reveal.

Hollywood production company Reynolds Entertainment is in talks with Galway-based Lough Cutra Estate, the stately home owned by UK aristocrat Mrs Gwyn-Jones and her family.

Dublin-based Fantastic Films’ John McDonnell and ‘Of Corset’s Mine’ director Jason Connery visited the castle earlier this year when they were scouting locations in the country.

‘Of Corset’s Mine’, billed as a sexy period drama, sees a 19th century aristocratic male risk losing the love of his life after he disguises himself as a woman in a bid to save his sister’s inheritance.

In the period drama with a comedic twist, ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ actor William Moseley, ‘Bad Teacher’ actress Lucy Punch and ‘Mamma Mia!’ actress Christine Baranski join ‘Fawlty Towers’ and ‘Will and Grace’ star Cleese, ‘Titanic: Blood & Steel’ actor Jacobi and ‘Open Road’ actress Belle.

It is expected a number of local cast and crew will be employed for the five-week shoot which starts April 1. Producers have also told IFTN they are currently in talks with ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ star Rupert Everett for a leading role alongside Cleese and Jacobi.

John McDonnell and Brendan McCarthy are producing for Fantastic with Kelley Reynolds for Reynolds Entertainment, Jasper Graham for Narrator Entertainment and Canadian producer Benjamin Beladi. Sharon Soboil, who worked on Irish animation ‘Doc McStuffins’, has penned the ‘Of Corset’s Mine’ script, with Connery directing.

Lough Cutra Estate, a 1,600 acre location in Gort in Galway, is a multi-functional venue, according to estate manager Chris Nicholson, who resides in one of the castle’s courtyards.

As well as weddings, photo shoots and other party events, the venue has previously been used to shoot Irish feature ‘Songs For Amy’, TG4 series ‘Rasaí na Gaillimhe’ and Irish co-production ‘Old Fashioned Christmas’, which starred Jacqueline Bisset.

The Works, which represented Irish co-production ‘Kelly + Victor’ at this year’s AFM, is selling the international rights to ‘Of Corset’s Mine’.


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