Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by Brendon Connelly
Jamie Winstone, daughter of Ray and victim of at least one Donkey Punch, has been announced as the star of Elfie Hopkins and the Gammons. Winstone will be playing Elfie, a name which makes great sense with her face, build and preferred do, but at 24 she’s cheating on the character description of ‘teenage misfit’ just a little. If it’s good enough for Alison Lohmann… and 95% of the extras at Sunnydale High…
Screen International quote co-writer and director Ryan Andrews, who claims the film will contain “quirky horror and an eclectic mix of comic book characters, British pop culture and fantasy setting in an unusual and twisted world”. Doesn’t soon too unlike another Winstone project, 2008’s Phoo Action, a TV adaptation of Jamie Hewlett’s Get the Freebies comic strip. Unfortunately, that one didn’t quite come off.
After the break, an early teaser for Elfie Hopkins.