DS Down Under Forum












 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

Share | 
 

 Goalkeeper or scene stealer - Ged's a star

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Admin
Admin
Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 287
Age : 39
Registration date : 2008-01-24

PostSubject: Goalkeeper or scene stealer - Ged's a star   Sat 16 Feb 2008 - 2:11

The Northern Echo 15 Feb 2008
Quote :
A NORTH-EAST man has become the world's first kung fu action film hero with Down's Syndrome, in a movie aimed at tackling prejudices surrounding disabilities.

Ged Watts, from Redcar, east Cleveland, plays Stranger Hero, in a short film produced by Shoot Your Mouth Off - a Hartlepool-based digital media production company.

Steve Carolan, the writer/director of Stranger Danger, built the character around Mr Watts, 34, who is also a goalkeeper in the England Special Olympics football team.

The film, which lasts just over five minutes, shows Stranger Hero arriving in lawless wastelands to find a dying man, also with Down's Syndrome, who warns him that "they're still here" before he dies...
read more...
Back to top Go down
http://dsdownunder.forumakers.com/
 
Goalkeeper or scene stealer - Ged's a star
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» The Lone Brit Kid in the Lone Star State
» Daily Star: "Maddie mum in sad trip"
» Maddie Is Alive - Daily Star
» Chloroform Found in Syringe from Remains Scene!
» Beetlejuice Star Dies - Glenn Shadix

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
DS Down Under Forum :: Main - Public Access :: News Watch-
Jump to: