The true life tale of Fisherman’s Friends (read our review HERE) was an unexpected hit back in 2019 and now we have a sequel with the release of Fisherman’s Friends 2 or as its actually titled Fisherman’s Friends One and All trailer.
Inspired by the story of Fisherman’s Friends, who rose to fame performing on the harbour in their native Port Isaac in Cornwall, the band are widely credited with starting the revival of interest in shanty-style choral singing, a pop-culture phenomenon in recent years.
FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS: ONE AND ALL charts the next instalment of the Fisherman’s Friends amazing and uplifting true‐story. Following the unexpected success of their debut album “No Hopers, Jokers and Rogues” we rejoin the world’s oldest ‘buoy band’ a year later struggling to navigate the pressures, pitfalls and temptations of their newfound fame. FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS: ONE AND ALL follows the celebrated shanty singers through the highs and lows as lifelong friendships are put to the test and they battle the dreaded ‘curse of the second album’.
James Purefoy reprises the role of Jim, with other returning cast members including Maggie Steed, Dave Johns (see him HERE at the ‘I. Daniel Blake’ premiere talking about the film) , Sam Swainsbury, Jade Anouka and David Hayman. New faces in Port Isaac include Richard Harrington as the new band member Morgan, Ramon Tikaram, Joshua McGuire and introducing Irish singer-songwriter Imelda May, in her debut acting role. Reuniting the original film’s creative team, Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft make their directorial debut, directing from their screenplay co-written with Piers Ashworth, with the sequel to the UK box-office smash hit based on the next stage of the sea-shanty singing group’s heart-warming story.
FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS: ONE AND ALL is released in cinemas nationwide by Entertainment Film Distributors on 19th August 2022
Here’s the Fisherman’s Friends One and All trailer…..