VIDEO: Pow! Lethal Bizzle Teaches Dame Judi Dench How To Rap
Ahead of the release of VICTORIA AND ABDUL (released in the UK on September 15th), Academy Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench, known for her roles in James Bond, Shakespeare in Love and Philomena, gets an expert rapping lesson from UK grime artist Lethal Bizzle, as they both attempt his hits 'Pow' and 'Celebrate'. Check it out below!
Dench will take on the role of Queen Victoria in VICTORIA AND ABDUL, helmed by Stephen Frears. Lee Hall penned the screenplay based on Shrabani Basu's book "Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant." Hall received an Oscar nomination for her work on "Billy Elliot."
The film tells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
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