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New Pic As Filming Begins On Nick Hornby's A LONG WAY DOWN - Movies In Focus
Filming has started on the big screen adaptation of Nick Hornby’s 2005 novel, A Long Way Down. The Pascal Chaumeil directed film has a stellar cast including former James Bond Pierce Brosnan, Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul, Sam Neill, Tony Collette, Imogen Poots, and Rosamund Pike. A Long Way Down is the fourth Hornby novel to be made into a film following 1997′s Fever Pitch starring Colin Firth (it was remade in 2005 with Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore), 2000’s High Fidelity (with John Cusack) and the 2002 Hugh Grant starrer About A Boy. A Long Way Down is darkly-comic tale of suicide and redemption. Here’s the official synopsis (followed by the first image from the film): ‘’New Year’s Eve on the top of a London skyscraper. Martin (Brosnan) is literally on the edge. A once-beloved TV personality, he’s now desperate to jump. But he’s not alone. Single mother Maureen, (Collette), sassy teen Jess (Poots), and failed musician turned pizza-delivery boy JJ (Paul), have all turned up on the same roof with the same plan. Instead of jumping, these four strangers make a pact to stay alive and stay together until Valentine’s Day at least. Both funny and poignant, A Long [...]