People Just Do Nothing film underway
The mockumentary feature – called People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan - is written by Steve Stamp and Allan Mustafa, with additional material by Asim Chaudhry, Hugo Chegwin and Lily Brazier.
Jack Clough directs with Claire Jones and Tim Sealey producing. The executive producers are Ash Atalla, Jon Petrie, Christos Michaels, Rose Garnett and Shane Allen.
The film sees the Kurupt FM boys heading for Japan in search of international stardom, as news reaches them that one of their songs has been used on a popular game show. Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin, Asim Chaudhry, Steve Stamp , Dan Sylvester, Lily Brazier, Hitomi Souno and Ken Yamamura star.
People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan is a Roughcut production and was developed by BBC Films and BBC Comedy; it is the first BBC Three series to be developed into a feature film.
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