Filming has begun in Manchester on Two Brothers Pictures’ latest 8 x 30’ comedy drama, Entitled.
Starring Brett Gelman (Stranger Things, Fleabag) in the leading role, the dark comedy “sets to unravel our beliefs on privilege and prerogative, whilst delving into themes of grief, class, and greed.”
Harry Williams, Jack Williams and Sarah Hammond, the creative team behind Emmy award-winning Fleabag, Executive Produce the series for Two Brothers Pictures, an All3Media company. Entitled is co-produced by Channel 4 and SHOWTIME in the US, in association with All3Media International.
Gelman is joined by Donald Sumpter (Game of Thrones) as Quincy Beaucroft, the cold, hard-hearted Baron; Brendan Patricks (Downton Abbey) as Aston Beaucroft, the oldest child, mentally and emotionally equipped for nothing; Pippa Bennett-Warner (Gangs of London) as Xanthe Beaucroft, the adopted sister – witty, acerbic and guarded; Mark Quartley (Lucky Man) as Bart Beaucroft, the youngest sibling, agoraphobic and appears child-like; Jonathan Livingstone (Peacock) as Neville, Gabe’s self-serving lawyer and friend; Charlotte Louise Arrowsmith (This is Going to Hurt) as Miss Whitby, the devoted housekeeper and keeper of secrets and Kelly Wenham (Merlin) as Elizabeth, Gabe’s compassionate wife who is living a lie.
Entitled follows Gabe (Gelman), a conniving American widower who posthumously must get to know The Beaucrofts, his British wife’s eccentric estranged family, in their crumbling gothic mansion in the English countryside. As Gabe’s search for closure and truth reveal a newly inherited fortune, each family member’s ambition comes to a head.
Entitled is created by Matt Morgan (Mister Winner) and directed by Tim Kirkby (The Pentaverate). Morgan, Kirkby and Gelman are also Executive Producers on the project. Entitled has been cast by Rosalie Clayton (Urban Myths).
The series was commissioned for Channel 4 by Fiona McDermott, former Head of Comedy, former Commissioning Editor for Comedy, Jack Bayles and Joe Hullait, Commissioning Executive, Channel 4 Comedy.
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