Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit
  • 2020
  • UK
  • 1h 35min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Edward Hall
  • Cast: Isla Fisher, Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann
  • UK release: 25 December 2020

A medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writer's block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife.

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Leslie Mann 'intimidated' by filming with Dame Judi Dench

15 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Leslie Mann was "totally intimidated" by working with Dame Judi Dench on 'Blithe Spirit'. The 48-year-old actress plays Elvira Condomine in the comedy movie – which is based upon the 1941 play of the same name by Noel Coward – and admits she was daunted…

Dan Stevens wasn't afraid of remaking Blithe Spirit

14 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Dan Stevens was keen on remaking a classic with 'Blithe Spirit'. The 38-year-old actor plays author Charles Condomine in the new take of Noel Coward's 1941 comedy play and wasn't put off by turning it into a modern movie. Dan said: "I think the fact…

Blithe Spirit

11 Jan 20213 stars

A cracking cast do their best to breathe fresh life into this enjoyable but dated farce

Dan Stevens has done a fine job of distancing himself from his pretty dull role in Downton Abbey, playing a genetically modified killer soldier, a sleazy singer, a superhero and a beast in recent years. He often looks like he's having a hoot, and…

Dame Judi Dench wants audiences to 'forget Brexit worries' with new film

4 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Dame Judi Dench hopes her new movie will help audiences "forget about Brexit". The 86-year-old actress portrays eccentric medium Madame Arcati in the adaptation of Noel Coward's comedy 'Blithe Spirit' and she wants the film to provide viewers with some…

Judi Dench felt like a 'Marvel superhero' in Blithe Spirit

13 Mar 2020

Film gossip

Dame Judi Dench felt like a "Marvel superhero" when she filmed 'Blithe Spirit'. The Oscar-winning actress plays clairvoyant Madame Arcati in a movie adaptation of Noel Coward's 1941 dark comedy play. It features Charles Condomine (Dan Stevens), a…

Leslie Mann joins Blithe Spirit

19 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Leslie Mann is set to star in 'Blithe Spirit'. The 47-year-old actress has joined the re-imagining of Noel Coward's hit comedy stage play alongside Dame Judi Dench, 'Downton Abbey' star Dan Stevens, 36, and 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' actress Isla…

Judi Dench to star in Blithe Spirit

16 May 2019

Film gossip

Dame Judi Dench is set to star in 'Blithe Spirit'. The 84-year-old actress has joined the re-imagining of Noel Coward's hit comedy stage play alongside 'Downton Abbey' star Dan Stevens, 36, and 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' actress Isla Fisher, 43. The…

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