Kath and Kim film, Kath & Kimderella, hitting cinemas this September

21 February, 2012 by Sam Dallas

Jane Turner and Gina Riley are bringing their two most famous and lovable characters to the big screen.

The feature film version of noughties comedy Kath and Kim will be released on September 6, according to distributor Roadshow. Previously known as The Kath and Kim Filum, the comedy has a new title: Kath and Kimderella, which matches its revealed storyline.

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Penned by Turner and Riley, the highly-secretive film follows the Fountain Lakes foxy ladies who turn more than just heads when they go on an overseas trip and end up being the centre of their very own fairytale.

The Ted Emery-directed flick was shot in Melbourne and Positano, Italy last year and was produced by Turner, Riley and Rick McKenna.

Glenn Robbins, Peter Rowsthorn and Magda Szubanski all return, while additional cast and guest stars will be announced closer to the release.

The Logie and AFI Award-winning TV series – which ran on both ABC and Channel Seven between 2002 and 2007 – was a huge hit in Australia and was eventually made into a US series which famously bombed. The show followed mother Kath (Turner) and daughter (Riley) and their dysfunctional relationship. The characters first appeared on sketch comedy series Fast Forward.

The pair is also gearing up for a new Channel Seven project, but details remain sketchy.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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