The Con Is On
|The Con Is On|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||James Oakley|
|Edited by||Anthony Boys|
The Con Is On (previously titled The Brits Are Coming) is a 2018 heist comedy film directed by James Oakley and co-written by Alex Michaelides and Oakley. The film stars Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Alice Eve, Sofía Vergara and Maggie Q.
- Uma Thurman as Harriet Fox
- Tim Roth as Peter Fox
- Maggie Q as Irina
- Alice Eve as Jackie
- Sofía Vergara as Vivienne
- Parker Posey as Gina
- Stephen Fry as Sidney
- Crispin Glover as Gabriel Anderson
- Michael Sirow as Hanz
- Carly Steel as Journalist (cameo)
- Melissa Sue Anderson as Guest #2 (cameo)
- Daniel Franzese
On May 14, 2015, it was announced that Uma Thurman would star in the jewel-heist comedy The Brits Are Coming, which James Oakley would direct based on his own script, co-written with Alex Michaelides. Kristin Chenoweth would also star, while Cassian Elwes, J. C. Chandor, Robert Ogden Barnum and William Clevinger would produce. Tim Roth, Alice Eve, Sofía Vergara, Maggie Q, Parker Posey and Stephen Fry were cast in the film on August 27, 2015. It was confirmed that Dave Hansen would also be producing the film, while Chenoweth's involvement was not confirmed. Elliott Michael Smith co-produced the production which was shot throughout Manhattan and Yonkers, New York.
Based on five critic reviews, the film currently holds a 0% rating on RottenTomatoes.
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