Take That Cannes!

Hit band hit the festival to promote The Greatest Days

by Amber Wilkinson

Howard Donald, Gary Barlow and Mark Owen in Cannes
Howard Donald, Gary Barlow and Mark Owen in Cannes Photo: Loic Thebaud
Hit band Take That headed to Cannes yesterday for a photocall to promote their film The Greatest Days to international buyers.

Gary Barlow, Harold Donald and Mark Owen - the three remaining members of the band now that Jason Orange and Robbie Williams (who is among the film's producers) are focused on other projects - features plenty of Take That hits to tell the story of a boy band and the teenage girls who are obsessed with them.

Based on the stage musical The Band, the film is currently being shot by Coky Giedroyc (How To Be A Girl) and has been adapted for the big screen by Calendar Girls writer Tim Firth. The cast includes Jayde Adams, Aisling Bea and Alice Lowe and is due for release in 2023.

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