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Fired Up Films Developing Comedy Series With ‘Gavin & Stacey’ Star Mat Horne & Drama Based On Jack London’s Manuscript ‘The Assassination Bureau Ltd’

Fired Up Films Developing Comedy Series With ‘Gavin & Stacey’ Star Mat Horne & Drama Based On Jack London’s Manuscript ‘The Assassination Bureau Ltd’

Exclusive: A comedy drama co-written by Gavin and Stacey star Mat Horne and a thriller based on Jack London’s manuscript of The Assassination Bureau Ltd and are two of the latest TV projects being set up by British producer Fired Up Films.

The company is doubling down on the scripted side of its business, having recently scored a two-hour order for producing Laurence Fishburne-narrated doc The Hunt for Hitler’s U-Boat for History on the factual side.

Horne, best known for his on-screen performance in the James Corden and Ruth Jones-penned BBC comedy, is writing Loose with actor-turned-screenwriter Christopher Adlington.

The series is a multi-cultural comedy about a man on the run, which Horne says is inspired by the pair’s love of 1980s caper movies such as Midnight Run. It tells the story of Howie Doohan, a Wall Street trader and father of a disabled child,

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