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.
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.