EXCLUSIVE: I’m hearing that Eddie The Eagle will be the top secret screening tomorrow at the Library Theater. The Dexter Fletcher-directed film stars Kingsman: The Secret Service‘s Taron Egerton as Eddie Edwards in the story of Great Britain’s first ski jumper to compete in the Winter Olympics. Hugh Jackman co-stars as his coach Bronson Peary, and Matthew Vaughn’s MARV Films produced. Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton wrote the script that made the Black List. Fox will release the film February 26. So, beyond the custom fit of a ski jump picture in the snowy mountains here, the release date lends itself to a buzz-building early Sundance showcase. Nobody was commenting, but trust me, the eagle will land here tomorrow.
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