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Naughty Boy confirmed for What’s Love Got To Do With It? soundtrack

March 16th, 2021

STUDIOCANAL and Working Title Films announce Naughty Boy has joined Shekhar Kapur and Jemima Khan’s What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Naughty Boy will bring his production and writing skills to the project, collaborating on new, original, recordings for the movie.

STUDIOCANAL and Working Title Films today announce that British-Pakistani record producer, DJ, songwriter and musician Naughty Boy is bringing his production and writing skills to Shekhar Kapur and Jemima Khan’s WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT? collaborating on new, original, recordings for the upcoming romantic comedy. Pictured exclusively on set Naughty Boy has partnered with a well-known Pakistani artist for the project, with further details to follow closer to the film’s release in 2022.

Naughty Boy comments “It was an honour to be asked by Jemima and Shekhar to be a part of the soundtrack for WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT – my first step into the film music realm, and to be doing this with one of Pakistan’s biggest artists is a dream come true.  As a composer, playing with instruments and grooves I wouldn’t normally has opened up this soundtrack to a universal sound which I am excited for everyone to hear. It will definitely get you dancing and the world really needs that right now!”

WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT? is a new cross cultural romantic comedy starring Lily James (BABY DRIVER, DARKEST HOUR, MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, REBECCA), Shazad Latif (STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, PENNY DREADFUL, THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL) with Emma Thompson (BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, BRIDGET JONES’S BABY, SAVING MR BANKS) set to star. Rounding out the cast are Sajal Aly (ZINDAGI KITNI HASEEN HAY, MOM), Shabana Azmi (ARTH, KHANDHAR, PAAR, GODMOTHER), Rob Brydon (THE TRIP, GAVIN & STACEY) and Asim Chaudhry (BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH, PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING, THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN). The film is directed by Shekhar Kapur (ELIZABETH) and written by Jemima Khan.

The film is produced by Khan (THE CLINTON AFFAIR,THE CASE AGAINST ADNAN SYED, WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS) & her Instinct Productions with producer Nicky Kentish Barnes (ABOUT TIME, ABOUT A BOY) alongside Working Title Films‘ Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan. STUDIOCANAL is fully financing, will release in their own territories – the UK, France, Germany, Australia & New Zealand and are selling the film worldwide.

For press enquiries, please contact:

Matthew.Dinsdale@studiocanal.com

Areeba.Chaudri@studiocanal.com

samir@wearemediahive.com

Download the image of Naughty Boy on set here.

Copyright for image: © 2021 STUDIOCANAL SAS

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STUDIOCANAL has fully financed box office hits Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Paddington 1 and 2, The Commuter and Shaun the Sheep Movie. Upcoming films backed by STUDIOCANAL include Will Sharpe’s The Electrical Life of Louis Wain starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy, Augustine Frizzell’s The Last Letter from your Lover adapted from Jojo Moyes’ best-selling novel, Navot Papushado’s female action thriller Gunpowder Milkshake and Gil Kenan’s live action A Boy called Christmas.

STUDIOCANAL is actively producing and developing a slate of premium international TV series in-house, as well as through its network of award-winning subsidiary production companies, which includes Germany’s TANDEM Productions (Shadowplay), the UK’s RED Production Company (Years and Years, It’s a Sin, Finding Alice), URBAN MYTH FILMS (War of the Worlds) and Spain’s BAMBÚ PRODUCCIONES (Instinto). The company is also an associate of Danish-based SAM Productions founded by Søren Sveistrup, Adam Price, and Meta Louise Foldager (Ride Upon the Storm) and Benedict Cumberbatch’s SUNNYMARCH TV (Patrick Melrose) 

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