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Description: Danny Glover will reprise his stage role in a bigscreen adaptation of Athol Fugard's apartheid-era play 'Master Harold... and the Boys.'

Source: Variety

May 15, 2008



Danny Glover will reprise his stage role in a bigscreen adaptation of Athol Fugard's apartheid-era play "Master Harold... and the Boys."
Pic will be helmed by Lonny Price, who directed Glover in the recent Broadway revival and played opposite him in the stage production 20 years ago.

The title role will be played by Thomas Sangster, the 'Love Actually' star who'll play the title role in the Steven Spielberg-directed 'Tintin.'

The U.K./South Africa co-production will begin production on July 10 in Durban, South Africa.

London-based Focus Films put the film together, with Focus' David Pupkewitz and Malcolm Kohll producing along with Nelle Nugent. Laurette Marais co-produces.

Morris Ruskin, who'll be one of the exec producers, is handling worldwide sales at Cannes through his Shoreline Entertainment.

Filming is slated to begin July 10 on location in Durban, South Africa.

Set in 1950's apartheid-stricken Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Master Harold centers on the longtime relationship between a 17-year-old white boy and the two middle-aged black men who are servants at his parents' St. Georges Park Tea Room. On a rainy afternoon, Sam and Willie practice their ballroom dancing at work when the young man enters and sets off a storm of fond memories and scholarly debate while underlying racial and class tensions brew.


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