Pierce Brosnan to play Bernard Shaw

Pierce Brosnan Pierce Brosnan is to play George Bernard Shaw in a new feature film exploring the true story of the 1914 West End production of Pygmalion. Helena Bonham Carter will also star. 

In the movie, Shaw (Brosnan) has written his masterpiece Pygmalion (which would later be adapted into the Oscar-winning musical My Fair Lady) and is determined that the renowned actress Mrs. Pat Campbell (Bonham Carter) play the role of Eliza Doolittle.

But is her casting just a chance for Shaw to rekindle his once great love, the one that got away?

Joel Hopkins (Hampstead) will direct Not Bloody Likely from his own screenplay. It is produced by Adam Rolston and David Braithwaite (A Streetcat Named Bob and A Christmas Gift From Bob), via their production company Studio Pictures.

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Photo by Van Redin/AMC - © 2017 AMC Film Holdings LLC. 

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