One Man, Two Guvnors to Be Adapted Into a Movie

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James Corden won a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway production of the London hit.
James Corden in<i> One Man, Two Guvnors</i>
James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors Johan Persson

One Man, Two Guvnors, which won star James Corden the 2012 Best Actor Tony Award, is heading to the silver screen, according to Deadline. The film is one of several Fox Searchlight is producing with Damian Jones.

Oli Refson (BBC’s Uncle) is writing the screenplay for One Man, Two Guvnors. Richard Bean, who wrote the London and Broadway hit, will executive produce along with the play's director, Nicholas Hytner.

No word whether Corden, who also starred in the original London production, will reprise his Tony-winning performance on screen.

The 1960s-set One Man, Two Guvnors, an English rewrite of the Italian classic The Servant of Two Masters, was directed by Hytner, whose production was infused with new pre-Beatles-style rock tunes by Grant Olding; the score was nominated for the 2012 Tony Award. Playwright Bean was represented on Broadway earlier this season with The Nap.

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