Exclusive: ‘Get ready for it’! The man-band shot a cameo scene for Tech Great day The film features hits from the group’s songbook.
Tech That members Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald have exclusively announced on Deadline that they have joined. Great day Filmmaker Koki Gayedrek (Save Me) To shoot a short scene in Athens, Greece on Tuesday, produced by producer Danny Parkins’ Alicia Film Group.
It was a really glamorous moment. “We play nonsense,” Barlow joked.
Owen explained that the trio was seen living at a train station in Athens. They performed the song “Shine” number from their 2006 comeback album Beautiful world.
“Yeah, we did the scene when Koki came down in about three seconds discussing our ten-minute cameo,” Barlow commented, much to the delight of his bandmates gathered in a suite at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes.
Wayne’s stresses were coffee, Donald was dressing and dressing while he tried on different outfits, and Barlow was already fit and booted, ready for his close-up. They will have a photo session at the Majestic Pier, then a private meeting with the buyers for whom a promotion was shown. The best day Bursts with song and dance.
The film is based on a stage show Team, Tim Firth writes (Calendar Girls), And produced by David Pugh and Duffy Rogers. “We are the five boys in the fictional band but they are not us, if you know what I mean. They sing take that song and I think there are aspects that are similar to ours, “said Barlow.
In both the stage and screen versions, the band acts like a Greek chorus as they follow five teenage girls সমস্ত all fans. Iceling Wedding (On this path), Alice Lowe (Black mirror), Amaka Okafor (Respondent), And Jade Adams (Serious black jumper).
“We’ve met our peers,” Barlow said, referring to newcomers Aaron Bryan, Dalvin Corey, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras and Marvin Noronha.
They remain the same age throughout the film, where five teenage girls turn middle-aged. Mark Owen realized the tragedy. “Boys don’t age because music stays the same forever,” he explained.
Howard Donald offered a similar point about the longevity of group hits, saying, “When we broke up in 1996 and came back ten years later, the beauty of the radio was that they were still playing our songs and everyone knew the songs, almost as if we weren’t gone.” The fans have grown up and Them The girls got acquainted with our music. “
Also, while shooting in Greece, Barlow recalled an observation made by director Guidroek: That’s not a bad message to send to the world at this time, is it? “
For the stage show, Barlow, Wayne and Donald were executive producers along with original Tech That member Robbie Williams. However, for the film, only Barlow, Wayne and Donald are taking care of it. It’s the three of us, not Robbie, “Barlow insisted.
He added, “It was really fun to be a part of it. We didn’t have too much responsibility which has been a nice bit. Everyone else has worked hard. But seeing people in our industry work again and seeing their work with our music is a cake cherry.
The three of them took their ears from the window of their hotel. They performed in Cannes only once, years ago, during an advertising conference.
“Although isn’t that the thrill of our business?” Reflect Barlow. “Someone came up with an idea behind a beer mat somewhere … and here we are.”
Owen and Donald have not yet appeared in a feature film. Barlow had an unproven cameo as an X-Wing pilot The last JD, “Three seconds is the best day of my life, ”he said.
“Don’t tell my wife,” he pleaded.
Next, Barlow will take his solo theater show A different stage For limited runs from August 30 at the Duke of York Theater in London. The show has seemed a bit unfocused in recent episodes
And Howard Donald has revealed that all three of them will start spreading ideas for a new album later this year.
“But next year is the year of actual writing,” Wayne said.
Howard interrupted, “We try to find a direction we want to go. It sometimes hits and misses but we need to miss to get hits.”
He said this record would be much bigger for the group.
“It’s like the third coming of Take That,” Barlow said.
“Yes, Close Encounter of the Third Kindly“Howard counter.
“In 2023 we write and produce albums, in 2024 we go on a world tour. It’s going to be a huge tour,” Barlow said.
“Ours The best day There is ahead, ”he said with a big smile.