Published on October 10th, 2019 | by Damien Straker

Director Paul Feig Coming to Australia in Support of ‘Last Christmas’

Director PAUL FEIG to unveil his new romantic comedy during Australian tour.

Universal Pictures is delighted to announce that director & filmmaker PAUL FEIG will be travelling to Australia to promote his new heart-warming soon to be holiday classic LAST CHRISTMAS. A charming romantic comedy inspired by the music of George Michael, Last Christmas stars the illuminous Emilia Clarke (HBO’s Game Of Thrones), new leading man Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians), Michelle Yeoh (Crazy Rich Asians) and the lauded Emma Thompson (Sense & Sensibility, Love Actually) – who also co-wrote and co-produced the film.

Paul Feig is a multi-talented creator, working successfully as a filmmaker, writer, producer and author whose films have grossed over one billion dollars worldwide.

Paul Feig is renowned for directing female led comedies, from 2011’s classic smash hit Bridesmaids, to Melissa McCarthy vehicles The Heat and Spy to Ghostbusters and A Simple Favour.

A three-time Primetime Emmy Award nominated writer/director and Directors Guild of America Award winner, Feig is also known for creating the beloved and critically acclaimed series Freaks and Geeks and serving as director and co-executive producer of The Office.

About Last Christmas:

Emilia Clarke (HBO’s Game of Thrones), Henry Golding (A Simple Favor, Crazy Rich Asians), Michelle Yeoh and Emma Thompson star for director Paul Feig (A Simple Favor, Spy, Bridesmaids) in Last Christmas, a romantic comedy inspired by a George Michael beat, from a screenplay by Academy Award® winner Thompson (Sense and Sensibility, Bridget Jones’s Baby) and playwright Bryony Kimmings.

Kate (Emilia Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom (Henry Golding) seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate’s barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart … and you gotta have faith.

Last Christmas features the music of George Michael, including the bittersweet holiday classic of the film’s title. The film will also premiere brand new unreleased material by the legendary Grammy-winning artist, who sold more than 115 million albums and recorded 10 No. 1 singles over the course of his iconic career.

LAST CHRISTMAS is in cinemas November 7.


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