About the Film
About the Director
Most people only dream about becoming a superstar, but against all odds one man from Wales did just that. From the director of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, ONE CHANCE is the inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT. Wowing audiences worldwide, Paul went on to win the show and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning run in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, James Corden stars as Potts.
ONE CHANCE is David Frankel’s sixth feature film. His previous work includes THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, MARLEY & ME, starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston, THE BIG YEAR, starring Jack Black, Steve Martin and Wilson, and HOPE SPRINGS, starring Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, and Steve Carell. He won an Academy Award for Best Short for his film, DEAR DIARY,and an Emmy for his direction of HBO’s BAND OF BROTHERS. His other work for HBO includes the pilot for ENTOURAGE, several episodes of SEX AND THE CITY, and FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON. He lives in Miami with his wife, Jennifer and their two children.
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