Filming for Take That Greatest Days-inspired film begins in Lancashire

Greatest Days – the film inspired by the success of Take That – began filming in Clitheroe, Lancashire on Monday.

The film follows a young boy band inspired by the real-life pop band and compromises newcomers Aaron Bryan, Dalvin Cory, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras and Mervin Noronha.

The band appeared in high spirits during filming where they were spotted filming a wedding scene in a church alongside Aisling Bea who plays the blushing bride and Marc Wootton who plays the groom.

Filming: Greatest Days – the film inspired by the success of Take That – began filming in Clitheroe, Lancashire on Monday (LR, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras, Mervin Noronha and Dalvin Cory)

The quintet laughed and jumped in the air as they emerged from a church dressed in matching blue costumes.

They then gathered around the entrance to the church as Aisling went into character holding hands with her on-screen husband.

Confetti was thrown at the couple, with comedian Aisling wearing a white long-sleeved midi dress with a v-neckline.

The This Way Up star wrapped up in a hoodie and also sported a light hairnet between takes.

Wedding: The band appeared in high spirits during filming where they were spotted filming a wedding scene in a church alongside Aisling Bea who plays the blushing bride and Marc Wootton who plays the groom

Wedding: The band appeared in high spirits during filming where they were spotted filming a wedding scene in a church alongside Aisling Bea who plays the blushing bride and Marc Wootton who plays the groom

Cast: The film follows a young boy band inspired by the real-life pop band and compromises newcomers Aaron Bryan, Dalvin Cory, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras and Mervin Noronha

Cast: The film follows a young boy band inspired by the real-life pop band and compromises newcomers Aaron Bryan, Dalvin Cory, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras and Mervin Noronha

Scene: The quintet laughed and jumped in the air as they walked out of a church wearing matching blue costumes

Scene: The quintet laughed and jumped in the air as they walked out of a church wearing matching blue costumes

Nuptials: They then gathered around the entrance to the church as Aisling left in character holding hands with her on-screen husband

Nuptials: They then gathered around the entrance to the church as Aisling left in character holding hands with her on-screen husband

Based on the musical The Band, the film would feature music by Take That and has a buy-in from the band and Universal Music.

According to Deadline, the film follows five best friends who have the night of their lives at a concert by their favorite boy band.

25 years later, they reunite and reminisce about their youth.

In a statement, Take That said, “This is a really exciting time for us!” We are truly looking forward to working with such a talented and creative team on the film and absolutely thrilled to have such a brilliant cast on board!”

Aisling added: “After two years of the pandemic, I am ready to reignite my fire and sing and dance in this festival of joy and feel-good from a movie. I waited a long time for Take That to find out who I am.

Story: According to Deadline, the film follows five best friends who spend the night of their lives at a concert by their favorite boy band.  25 years later, they reunite and reminisce about their youth

Story: According to Deadline, the film follows five best friends who spend the night of their lives at a concert by their favorite boy band. 25 years later, they reunite and reminisce about their youth

On the spot: 25 years later, they meet and reminisce about their youth

In a statement, Take That said:

On the spot: 25 years later, they meet and reminisce about their youth

They added:

They added, “We are truly looking forward to working with such a talented and creative team on the film and are absolutely thrilled to have such a brilliant cast on board!”

Film: In another scene, the group wore black suits and ties as they filmed outside the church

Film: In another scene, the group wore black suits and ties as they filmed outside the church

Musical: Based on the musical The Band, the film would feature music by Take That and has a buy-in from the band and Universal Music

Musical: Based on the musical The Band, the film would feature music by Take That and has a buy-in from the band and Universal Music

“I played the long game, but I feel like I’m so close now. My dream is that they ask me to sing Lulu’s solo on stage, so I hope they read this quote and take THAT into consideration.

It comes after Gary Barlow revealed Take That would reunite in 2022 – but without former member Jason Orange.

Jason, 51, left the band in 2014 and the band have since enjoyed further success as a trio, consisting of Gary, 50, Howard Donald, 53 and Mark Owen, 49.

Speaking to The Sun, Patience hitmaker Gary revealed he was “desperate” to return to the chart-topping outfit.

Release: The film should not be released before 2023

Release: The film should not be released before 2023

Characters: Marc and Aisling's roles in the film have yet to be revealed

Characters: Marc and Aisling’s roles in the film have yet to be revealed

Reunion: It comes after Gary Barlow revealed that Take That will reunite in 2022 - but without former member Jason Orange

Reunion: It comes after Gary Barlow revealed that Take That will reunite in 2022 – but without former member Jason Orange

Band: Jason, 51, left the band in 2014 and the band have since enjoyed further success as a trio, consisting of Gary, 50, Howard Donald, 53 and Mark Owen, 49.

Band: Jason, 51, left the band in 2014 and the band have since enjoyed further success as a trio, consisting of Gary, 50, Howard Donald, 53 and Mark Owen, 49.

He said: “When Christmas arrives, it will be the end of a big chapter for me. I will have shot two albums and it will be the end of this solo chapter for me and I will be preparing for the next wave of Take That.

The band last performed together in 2019 on their Odyssey: Greatest Hits Live tour, with Gary adding, “It’s been a while since 2019. I’m ready to get back to my day job now.” It’s my thing, being in the band.

Gary said 2022 will be a “planning year” for the band – with 2023 a “big year” with potential new music and touring.

“We’re going to have a great year of planning in 2022. I don’t think we’ll be releasing anything or filming, but the year after that, 2023, is going to be a big year for Take That.”

Throwback: Patience hitmaker Gary revealed he was

Comeback: Patience hitmaker Gary revealed he was ‘desperate’ to return to the chart-topping outfit

He said:

He added:

He said: “When Christmas comes, it will be the end of a great chapter for me”

Show: The band last performed together in 2019 on their Odyssey: Greatest Hits Live tour, with Gary adding: 'It's been a while since 2019. I'm ready to get back to my day job now.  It's my thing, to be in the group'

Show: The band last performed together in 2019 on their Odyssey: Greatest Hits Live tour, with Gary adding: ‘It’s been a while since 2019. I’m ready to get back to my day job now. It’s my thing, to be in the group’

Plans: Gary said 2022 will be a 'planning year' for the band - with 2023 a 'big year' with potential new music and a tour'

Plans: Gary said 2022 will be a ‘planning year’ for the band – with 2023 a ‘big year’ with potential new music and a tour’

Take That formed in 1989 and have achieved 12 number one singles on the UK Singles Chart as well as eight number one albums and are currently the most successful boy band in UK chart history.

The original line-up included 47-year-old Robbie Williams, who left the band in 1995 and forged a phenomenal solo career. The group disbanded a year later.

In 2006 the band – without Robbie – reunited and again enjoyed great success.

Robbie returned to the band in 2010 for the new Progress album but quit once in 2014.

Greatest Days will be released in 2023.

Success: Take That formed in 1989 and achieved 12 number one singles on the UK Singles Chart as well as eight number one albums and are currently the most successful boy group in UK chart history (pictured in 1993)

Success: Take That formed in 1989 and achieved 12 number one singles on the UK Singles Chart as well as eight number one albums and are currently the most successful boy group in UK chart history (pictured in 1993)

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