Noel Coward biopic in the works at B Good
EXCLUSIVE– Blighty-based B Good Picture Co. is developing a feature on multihyphenate Noel Coward, penned by Martin Sherman.
Sherman, whose credits include “Mrs. Henderson Presents,” recently adapted author Rose Tremain’s “Music and Silence” for film, which Danish helmer Lone Scherfig (“An Education”) is directing.
The untitled feature follows Coward’s early years, up to the preem of “The Vortex,” which cemented his reputation in London’s West End theater scene.
Pic is the latest in a diverse slate for Joe Stephenson’s B Good Picture Co., which includes Robert Sheehan and Ed Hogg starrer “Acts of God” and “In Love With Shakespeare,” toplining Simon Callow, Jonathan Pryce and Catherine Tate, which is in post.
Outfit is also developing “Suddenly,” a new version of the 1954 Frank Sinatra pic, penned by James Moran, whose credits include “Severance” and upcoming “Cockneys vs. Zombies.”