Magazine article Screen International

Stephen Dillane, Georgia Groome to Star in Papadopoulous & Sons

Magazine article Screen International

Stephen Dillane, Georgia Groome to Star in Papadopoulous & Sons

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The family comedy is the first feature to come out of new UK production company Double M Films, set up by brothers Marcus and Andrew Markou.

Stephen Dillane, Georges Corraface, Georgia Groome and Ed Stoppard have signed up to star in family comedy Papadopoulos & Sons, which starts shooting on Aug 8.

The supporting cast includes Cosima Shaw, Frank Dillane, Selina Cadell and ex EastEnders actor Todd Carty.

Dillane, who won a TV BAFTA for his performance in The Shooting Of Thomas Hurndall and was nominated for an Emmy for John Adams in 2008, plays a widowed Greek businessman who, after losing everything in the financial crash, sets about trying to ressurect the forgotten family fish & chip shop with the help of his children and larger-than-life brother.

The film has been written and will be directed by LAMDA graduate and playwright Marcus Markou who made short film The Last Temptation Of Chris in 2009. …

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