How to portray the second-most famous winner of Britain’s Got Talent, the UK’s most popular opera star, and the biggest thing to come out of Port Talbot since Michael Sheen, Anthony Hopkins, or perhaps even Richard Burton? ” splutters the actor who plays Paul Potts in One Chance.Named after the singer’s debut album – and after this against-the-odds hero’s credo – it’s the big-screen biopic of the unlikely winner of the first series of the reality show.Fans of the award-winning comedian took to Twitter to pay tribute including Jennifer Saunders, Ricky Gervais, James Corden and her long-time friend, Julie Walters. He said: People identified with her warmth and great charm.In a statement, Walters - who starred alongside the late comedian in Wood and Walters - said: "Too heart sore to comment. "She brought people from all walks of life together and made them laugh and cry.Smith made her West End debut in a National Youth Music Theatre production of Bugsy Malone and has performed in musicals Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors, Legally Blonde and Funny Girl.
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It tells the life story of the now 43-year-old Potts, up to the point where he enters Britain’s Got Talent.
“So every time Paul Potts sings in the film, Paul Potts’s singing comes through.” That said, Corden did have “lots of lessons about breathing and stuff”.
“I was an unemployed actor walking the streets of New York and to think that a few years later — quite a few — I’d be getting an honor from Lincoln Center is pretty cool,” Moonves told .
The event paid tribute to his contribution and dedication to the arts, as well as the television series, award shows, and special presentations that the network has brought to life throughout the years.