Oscar Duo Taking "Last Chance"

June 07, 2007 06:43:12 GMT

Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson will star together in Overture Films' romantic drama "Last Chance Harvey."


Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson
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Brought together again after their latest collaboration in "Stranger Than Fiction", Oscar-winning thespians Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson are both poised to topline "Last Chance Harvey", a romantic drama coming from Overture Films.

Written by Joel Hopkins, the flick concerns a man down on his luck who finds an unlikely female companion as he comes to London to attend his daughter's wedding. It is reported that Hopkins worked on the script with Hoffman and Thompson in mind for the characters.

Shooting is slated to begin in London this September with Hopkins also directing and Jawal Nga executive producing. Taking duties as producers are Tim Perell and Nicola Usborne, who previously teamed up in Hopkins' 2001 effort "Jump Tomorrow" and 2004's drama comedy "The Best Thief in the World."

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