Larry Harmon Pictures has licensed the Laurel and Hardy feature film rights to Faye Ward’s Fable Pictures, Jeff Pope’s Sonesta Films and BBC Films.
Together the trio will be producing a Stan and Ollie original movie, based on one of the world’s most loved comedy duos. Steve Coogan will play Stan Laurel and John C Reilly will play Oliver Hardy.
‘Inspired by actual events, Stan and Ollie is billed as an emotional tribute to two of the funniest men in movie history,’ read a statement from Larry Harmon Pictures.
The film is slated to begin production in March this year in the UK with an international release slated for autumn 2018.
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