Today we’ve got a first look at the latest from Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson
After the success of Adam & Paul
and last year’s What Richard Did
(which now has a connection to Transformers 4!
) Irish director Lenny Abrahamson
has his sights set on something more ambitious for his next project.Frank
is a comedy about a musical sort, played by Domhnall Gleeson
, who hooks up with a group of certifiable musicians led by the enigmatic Frank (Michael Fassbender
). Also in the mix is his mental sidekick Clara played by MaggieGyllenhaal
as well as Killing Me Softly
star Scoot McNairy
and real instrument player Carla Azar.
The first official still from the film has been released and can be seen above and below in larger form. It shows Gyllenhaal
standing next to Fassbender
who is wearing a Frank Sidebottom
mask and holding a tin of… something. That’s really all we know right now.
Abrahamson What's this all about then? Enlarge
is directing from a script by JonRonson
(The Men Who Stare and Goats
) and Peter Straughan
), based on a memoir by Ronson
and drawing on the life of queer chappie Chris Sievey
, better known as Frank Sidebottom
There’s no release date for Frank yet but we’ll keep you informed on any updates. Check out our interview with Abrahamson where he mentions his latest film