Universal Starts Production on Nanny McPhee Sequel
Founded in 1983, Working Title has made more than 90 films that have grossed more than $4.5 billion worldwide. Its films have won six Academy Awards, 26 BAFTA Awards and prestigious prizes at the Cannes and Berlin International Film Festivals. The company's commercial and critical hits include THE SOLOIST, STATE OF PLAY, THE BOAT THAT ROCKED, WILD CHILD, BURN AFTER READING, THE INTERPRETER, ABOUT A BOY, NOTTING HILL, ELIZABETH, FARGO, DEAD MAN WALKING, BEAN, HIGH FIDELITY, JOHNNY ENGLISH, BILLY ELLIOT, FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY, BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON, O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?, LOVE ACTUALLY, SHAUN OF THE DEAD, PRIDE & PREJUDICE, NANNY MCPHEE, UNITED 93, MR. BEAN'S HOLIDAY, HOT FUZZ, ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE and ATONEMENT. Working Title has stepped into theater production with the hugely popular BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL. Forthcoming releases are HIPPIE HIPPIE SHAKE and GREEN ZONE.
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