Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.
Foxy Moron Fans to Crack Open ,Cycardy'; Australia's Favourite Comedy Duo to Make ,Cyvajazzling' Big Screen Debut
HORNBAGS Kath and Kim are headed for the big screen.
Screen Australia has announced funding for The Kath and Kim Filum in which Australia's favourite mother and daughter duo Kath Day-Knight (Jane Turner) and Kim Craig (Gina Riley) venture overseas on a C[pounds sterling]vajazzling ... whirlwind tour of love, lust and revolutionC[yen].
Billed as A Fountain Lakes Fairytale, the feature will be directed by Ted Emery, the funding body said in a brief statement.
Kath and Kim premiered on the ABC in 2002, before switching to the Seven Network in 2007.
Turner and Riley also made a 90-minute telemovie, Da Kath and Kim Code, in 2005.
While they were on hiatus in 2009, Turner said it was important for them to recharge the batteries before diving back into their characters.
At the time, she said she wasn't sure if their new project would be a new series or a stage musical, but it appears the big screen beckoned.
The Kath and Kim Filum is one of several funding announcements made by Screen Australia on Tuesday. …