Sweetie, Dahlings! Absolutely Fabulous Is Back!

Ab Fab fans: time to rejoice and pop open the Bolly. Filming has begun for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. Based on the popular BBC series Absolutely Fabulous, which premiered for the first time in 1991, and has spanned multiple seasons and specials over a period of twenty years, the film will feature the show’s main stars, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley in the roles of Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone. The film will also feature the original cast including Julia Sawalha (Saffy), Jane Horrocks (Bubble) and June Whitfield (Edina’s mother), and is rumored to include a list of guest stars, including Kate Moss and Kim Kardashian.

Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders as Patsy Stone and Edina Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. Photo: Fox Searchlight.
Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders as Patsy Stone and Edina Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. Photo: Fox Searchlight.

The plot of the film centers on Edina and Patsy up to their usual antics of drinking, shopping, partying and jet setting. Due to an unexpected event, they end up fleeing to the French Riviera where they come up with a scheme to live the fabulous good life for years to come. Fox Searchlight and the BBC, announced that the shooting will last approximately seven weeks, and will take place in both the UK and the south of France.

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Art Film File is a site for cinephiles ,who like myself, have a deep respect, love, and admiration for independent and foreign films of every era. Readers who follow Art Film File are for the most part adverse to the "Hollywood Blockbuster" theorem (although there are many good ones out there) showing instead a strong inclination to connect with films that explore topics such as life, identity and philosophy without necessarily following a neat studio-oriented narrative. In the past, much like it is now, many independent and foreign films get done many times with countless challenges. Small budgets, little or no outside funding and absence of willing distributors are some of the problems that many American and foreign independent filmmakers face regularly. Art Film File acts as a conduit in bringing these films, past and present, to the public's attention. Art Film File is also a site that displays detailed reviews about films they haven't seen as well as for films they have seen and wish to share their own views. I plan to include interviews with filmmakers and actors of indie and foreign films in addition to articles depicting topics of interest for readers who already follow Art Film File and for those waiting to discover it. Adriana Delgado Founder and Blog Manager of Art Film File

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