Wednesday, May 17, 2000
GERI'S £1m MOVIE DEAL
By DOMINIC MOHAN
GERI Halliwell has landed a steamy £1million film role.
She will play a girl about town who has an affair with her therapist.
It will be her first film since
starring with her former Spice Girl
in Spiceworld: The Movie three years ago.
Therapy, a £7million British
film set in London, will be directed by
Green. He worked on Buster - the Great Train Robbery movie starring
Shooting will start in a few months
and the film will be released next
year. One source said: "Geri is very excited."
The 27-year-old - who had therapy
herself to beat stress and bulimia -
due to announce the role at the Cannes Film Festival this week.
She has been in Los Angeles for
two months working on her second album.
Her first, Schizophonic, spawned three Number One hits.
A spokeswoman said: "The
deal has been signed, sealed and delivered,
100% financed. "It's been made by a really solid, young developing
company, and by an established director."
Halliwell would be involved in
the "creative process" herself, she
adding that she could not say at this stage on exactly what form that