One of Britain’s finest actors, two-time Oscar nominated Sir John Hurt stars in bittersweet drama That Good Night in which he plays a once-famous screenwriter facing death. Hurt is joined by “The Imitation Game” and “Game of Thrones” legend Charles Dance and Max Brown.
The film is based on N.J. Crisp’s 1996 stage play of the same name and will be directed by Eric Styles from a script by Charles Savage who will also produce. It will be also be produced by Alan Latham of GSP Studios’ who was the producer of the original play.
The film entered principal photography in March / April filming in Portugal and in Yorkshire.
Hurt said: “I am very much looking forward to putting all the jigsaw pieces together that make up this fascinating and paradoxical character.”
Alan Latham commented: “ ‘That Good Night’ is a passion project of mine and I’m very proud to bring N.J. Crisp’s stage play, that I produced 20 years ago, to the big screen. John Hurt is one of Britain’s finest actors, and we’re delighted to have him on board in bringing this touching story to life.”