Monsoon PR is branching out to the French Riviera, and Absolutely Fabulous fans now have their first look at this newest business venture.
Fox Searchlight unveiled the first teaser for the Absolutely Fabulous film, a continuation of the hit British sitcom that first premiered in 1992. The film will follow Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy Stone (Joanna Lumley) on a new adventure that leads them to the Riviera where they seek glamorous asylum after being blamed for an incident at an “uber fashionable launch party.” But once there, the duo looks to make this new way of life permanent as they grow accustomed to the high life.
The film will also see the return of other cast members from the show, including Julia Sawalha as Saffy Monsoon, Jane Horrocks as Bubble, and June Whitfield as Mother. The original Absolutely Fabulous ran for three series in the early ’90s air before a revival in the early 2000s, followed by another set of specials that debuted in 2011 and 2012.
Absolutely Fabulous, written by Jennifer Saunders and directed by Mandie Fletcher, is scheduled for a release in U.K. and American theaters on July 1. Check out the U.K. teaser above.