'Everybody's Talking About Jamie': Release date and all about Amazon Prime movie
Teenage can be a very confusing stage in one's life. This awkward cusp between childhood and adulthood can leave many youngsters pretty lost and flustered. But not for Jamie New, a teenager from Sheffield, who knows exactly what he wants.
Inspired by true events, Amazon Prime's upcoming movie- 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' documents Jamie's big and ambitious dream of becoming a drag queen after leaving the school. While his peers are still confusedly planning their future and careers, Jamie has some major battles to fight. From turning his dream of becoming a successful drag queen a reality to fighting the prejudices and biases of his unsupportive father and bullies at his school. Read on to know more about this interesting Amazon Prime flick that will strike a chord with many teenagers and parents.
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Release date and how to watch
'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' premieres on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, September 17, 2021. You can either gain access to Prime Video through an Amazon Prime membership, which costs $119 a year, or $12.99 a month. A 30-day trial of Amazon Prime is available for new users. People can also watch Prime Video on other platforms such as Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, and Virgin Media TiVO.
Inspired by true events, 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' follows Jamie New (Max Harwood), a teenager from Sheffield, who dreams of life on stage. While his classmates plan their livelihoods after they leave school, Jamie contemplates revealing his secret career ambition to become a fierce and proud drag queen. His best friend Pritti (Lauren Patel) and his loving mother (Sarah Lancashire) shower him with endless support, while local drag legend Miss Loco Chanelle (Richard E. Grant) mentors him toward his debut stage performance. But Jamie also has to contend with an unsupportive father (Ralph Ineson), an uninspired careers advisor (Sharon Horgan), and some ignorant school kids who attempt to rain on his sensational parade. In rousing and colorful musical numbers, Jamie and his community inspire one another to overcome prejudice, be more accepting, and to step out of the darkness into the spotlight.
The movie's synopsis reads, "This celebratory musical spectacle follows teenager Jamie New, who dreams of life on stage. While his classmates plan their livelihoods after they leave school, Jamie contemplates revealing his secret career ambition to become a fierce and proud drag queen."
Max Harwood plays the titular role of Jamie New on 'Everbody's Talking About Jamie. Harwood's other acting credits include 'The Loneliest Boy in the World', and 'Magpie'. Sarah Lancashire reprises the role of Margaret New, Jamie's extremely supportive mother, while Lauren Patel will be playing the role of Pritti Pasha, Jamie's best friend.
Other cast members include:
Shobna Gulati as Ray, Margaret’s close friend
Ralph Ineson as Wayne New, Jamie’s estranged father
Adeel Akhtar as Iman Masood, school principal
Samuel Bottomley as Dean Paxton, school bully
Sharon Horgan as Miss Hedge, instructor of Year 11
Richard E. Grant as Hugo Battersby / Loco Chanelle, a former drag queen
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