Rob Delaney, Sally Phillips and Jameela Jamil have also joined ‘The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight,’ starring Haley Lu Richardson.
Romance feature The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight has rounded out its cast with Ben Hardy set to play the romantic lead opposite Haley Lu Richardson.
The movie, which will be produced by To All the Boys shingle ACE Entertainment, takes place over a 24-hour period and follows Hadley (Richardson) and Oliver (Hardy), who begin to fall for each other on their flight from New York to London. But, as the logline reads, “is it misfortune or fate that separates them when they land? The probability of ever finding each other again seems impossible, but love — and London — may have a way of defying the odds.”
Catastrophe star Rob Delaney has also joined the cast as Hadley’s father, who moved to London after his divorce. Bohemian Rhapsody director Dexter Fletcher will play Val, Oliver’s eccentric Shakespeare-loving father, and Bridget Jones’s Diary’s Sally Phillips will play Oliver’s mom. The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil will act as the story’s narrator.
Katie Lovejoy, who worked with ACE on To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean, penned the screenplay, which is based on a book of the same name by Jennifer E. Smith. (ACE is now in post on an adaption of another novel by Smith, Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between.)
Vanessa Caswill, who was behind PBS’ Little Women miniseries, is directing the feature, which is currently in production in London.
Matt Kaplan will produce via ACE. Max Siemers, Matthew Janzen and Aubrey Bendix will oversee the project for ACE.
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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADA GOOSE, THE EXTREME ADVENTURER AND MOUNTAINEER EXPLORES DARTMOOR WITH THREE YOUNG ACTORS
Aldo Kane is the sort of man you’d want to get lost with. The adventurer and explorer hasn’t just been around the block — he’s been around the world. Multiple times — often alone; with nothing but his wits and expertise to see him safe. Nepal. Greenland. South Sudan. Borneo. Throw a dart at a map, and it’s likely Kane has climbed, hiked or ventured wherever it lands.
As we said; the sort of person you’d want to get lost with. Which brings us to Canada Goose. Because, if Kane is the man you’d want to get lost with, Canada Goose is the brand you’d want to get lost with. Over the years, the winter clothing brand has neatly, stylishly and thermally protected people including polar researchers, Arctic pilots and extreme endurance athletes. If someone needs shielding from the elements, Canada Goose is zipped-up and on-hand to help.
ALDO KANE IS THE SORT OF MAN YOU’D WANT TO GET LOST WITH…
But 2020 has proved a problem for the adventurous. People like Aldo Kane and brands like Canada Goose have been left locked-down and fed-up during a particularly challenging year.
But, never to be dissuaded, the two have teamed up for a unique journey across the wilds of Dartmoor. Staying close to home — but scratching that adventurous itch together — Kane and Canada Goose struck out across the countryside, scaling mountains, traversing the rugged terrain and canoeing across wild Britain together.
Rounding out the trio of adventurers, was Ben Hardy. The Bohemian Rhapsody star and keen marathon runner was more than ready for a rough, tough time exploring the wilderness. Hardy by both name and nature, the actor even trained in parkour for the Ryan Reynolds film Six Underground. But heights, as Kane and Hardy discovered abseiling down the craggy Foggin Tor, still proved a challenge.
“I’m always like this at a height,” says Hardy. “It takes me a second to calibrate. I’ve done it before with heights — but, with like filming and stuff, I would sometimes just get there and kneel down for a bit to acclimatise.”
But, equipped with his Canada Goose gear and Kane’s calm expertise, Hardy made his way safely and swiftly down Foggin Tor. It was perhaps the most challenging activity of the journey — but one of many organised by the adventurer to educate and broaden the horizons of the actors.
“I want to pass it on,” Kane explains of his skillset. “I want to pass on my knowledge and experience to Karla, Arney and Ben, and let them see first hand what it’s like to live in the open.”
You can read the full article by going to The Gentleman’s Journal website.