Can This Liverpool-Financed Movie Match the Full Monty? Stars Flock to City for Low-Budget Film's Premiere

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Byline: CHRIS BROWN

THEY ARE already billing it as potentially the biggest low-budget hit since The Full Monty.

But some of the biggest names in the British movie industry will be able to make their own minds up when new romantic comedy School for Seduction holds its star-studded premiere in Liverpool next week.

The pounds 4. 5m film has been co-funded by Liverpool movie finance company Tower Films, and stars model Kelly Brook and Liverpool actress Margi Clarke.

Cast members and celebrity friends are expected to attend the screening at the Odeon cinema in London Road on Wednesday night.

The film will be followed by an exclusive party at the Bar and Grill on Bold Street.

The invitation-only event will see the clientele drink School For Seduction champagne cocktails which are being created especially for the event.

School For Seduction tells the story of an Italian temptress, played by Brook, who arrives in Newcastle to launch a school which instructs wives and girl friends on how to seduce men.

A group of bored women look to the school to turn their lives around and gain a new-found confidence, to the discomfort of their partners.

Kelly Brook, currently dating Hollywood star Billy Zane, is busy forging a career in Los Angeles, including appearances in the hit Superman spin-off television programme Smallville, and the recent remake of The Italian Job, and is unlikely to be among the stars appearing at the Liverpool premiere.

Liverpool-born actress Margi Clarke, who has appeared in 24-hour Party People and Letter to Brezhnev, will be attending, along with Neil Stuke, who was in the Gwyneth Paltrow film Sliding Doors and British comedy Mad Cows. …