Jennifer Saunders, the creator and star
of the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, has confirmed that
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie will be released on July 1 in
No word yet as to when the film will
arrive in the United States.
Standard has published a brief synopsis of the film.
Jennifer Saunders is my hero.)
Apparently, Edina (played by Saunders)
and Patsy (Joanna Lumley) flee to the French Riviera after causing a
“major incident” at a fashion party in London.
“Edina and Patsy are still oozing
glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to;
shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest
hot-spots,” the synopsis reads.
“Blamed for a major incident at an
uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm
and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi.”
“Fleeing penniless to the glamorous
playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan
to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more.”
Filming has wrapped after seven weeks
in London and the South of France.