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PremierLeague-News.Com - Filming for A New Breed of Criminal will start later this year
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Budding actors are being given the chance to star in the forthcoming Sayers film. A New Breed of Criminal tells the story of the Newcastle brothers' journey to becoming Tyneside's most notorious criminals. Filming will begin later this year, and film-makers are now looking for help to fund the project. Read more: "We will spend our lives fighting for our children": Parents of Jack Woodley's teen killers claim their sons are innocent A page has been set-up on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo and people are being asked to back the film by making a donation, booking tickets for the premiere or pre-ordering a copy of the film. But budding actors can also pay to land themselves a part in the movie. (Image: handout) A spokesman for production company Lytton Bros Pictures said: " Since the first set of auditions for the film in 2020 we’ve been inundated with people wanting to get involved and be part of this exciting project. We have decided to give people an opportunity to put themselves forward for cameo roles in the film. "It's a tried and tested format used by successful franchises such as Rise Of The Footsoldier and this film certainly falls into that genre." A New Breed of Criminal is based on the book Operation Sayers. Actors Melly Barnes, Steve Wraith and Alfie Dobson (Image: handout) The script, that was penned during lockdown, follows the life and crimes of now reformed criminal Stephen Sayers and his brothers John Henry and Michael. Earlier this year we reported how the script had been given a seal of approval by Ian La Frenais , the writer behind Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and The Likely Lads.
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