Dougie Poynter, the bassist of successful music act McFly, has revealed that production has begun for upcoming Boudica Films title Kat and the Band. He shared the following Instagram post:
Very happy to announce that I have finally started shooting this film directed by E.E Hegarty with @ella_hunt1 and @filmsboudica Their main aims are to increase the number of female-led stories being made into films as well as to increase the number of women working in film. (Please don’t tell them I’m a dude) #katandtheband #film
The musician, whose first major film role was as a part of McFly in Just My Luck (2006) and was recently seen in Benjamin Barfoot’s comedy-horror Double Date (2017), will be directed by long-time industry professional and first-time director E. E. Hegarty and star alongside ‘Cold Feet’ actress Ella Hunt.
The production is being handled by Boudica Films, a company with a mantra to make more female-centred films.
There is currently no release date for this picture.