Everybody’s Talking About Jamie on Amazon – everything we know so far…

August 10, 2021
Daniel Hart 0
Amazon Prime, News

Like Netflix, Amazon fancies itself a little bit with their film releases — Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is Amazon Studio’s latest attempt to keep people at home watching movies rather than going to the cinemas. We finally have a release date and a trailer for this film, which is based on a true story (and musical) and will have some musical numbers involved. Prepare to feel good!

Amazon original film Everybody’s Talking About Jamie release date

Amazon Studios will release Everybody’s Talking About Jamie globally on Prime Video on September 17, 2021. The film has been rated PG-13.

Official trailer

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie cast

Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant.

The film is directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Tom Macrae.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie plot

“Inspired by true events, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie follows Jamie New (Harwood), a teenager from Sheffield, who dreams of life on stage. While his classmates plan their livelihoods after they leave school, Jamie contemplates revealing his secret career ambition to become a fierce and proud drag queen. His best friend Pritti (Patel) and his loving mum (Lancashire) shower him with endless support, while local drag legend Miss Loco Chanelle (Grant) mentors him toward his debut stage performance. But Jamie also has to contend with an unsupportive father (Ineson), an uninspired careers advisor (Horgan), and some ignorant school kids who attempt to rain on his sensational parade. In rousing and colourful musical numbers, Jamie and his community inspire one another to overcome prejudice, be more accepting, and to step out of the darkness into the spotlight.”

Where can I watch online?

The Amazon film will be released exclusively on Prime Video. You will require an Amazon subscription in order to watch the feature film. The film run time is reported to be 120 minutes.

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