Operation Mincemeat

Jason plays admiral John Godfrey in this war drama about a British deception operation during World War 2. The movie is based on Ben Macintyre's book about Operation Mincemeat.

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Operation Mincemeat

Post by thunder » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:34 am

As Jason mentioned in this interview at the Star Trek Picard premiere:
https://youtu.be/jak7_iD28gc

He's starting to film Operation Mincemeat next week with Colin Firth. :woot

Here's something I found out about the movie. Wondering if Jason has a small/big part, or if he replaced someone at the last minute... :scratch
https://variety.com/2019/film/global/co ... 203207478/
https://www.theknowledgeonline.com/the- ... -december-
http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2 ... -mincemeat

I read somewhere that it already had been sold to international distributors, but I can't find the link now. :oops:

Here's some facts about the true event that it's based on (SPOILERS!):https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Mincemeat

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Helen8 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:59 am

This sounds really interesting. Looking forward to seeing it. Thanks, thunder.

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Marie » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:44 am

I’ve read about that operation. I hope jason has a good size role.

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Hilary the Touched » Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:05 pm

THAT
is a hella wacky story.
Sir Ian Fleming.
Also how rude to refer that poor homeless dude as a "wastrel" who'd never accomplished anything in life. How did he eat rat poison??

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by thunder » Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:17 am

Netflix pre-bought North American and Latin American rights to stream this move. I think Jason is in it, but I'm not sure how big his role is. He hasn't mentioned it much, only once before he filmed it. I don't know if he actually filmed it, but this says he's in it, and so does his IMDb.

https://deadline.com/2021/03/netflix-co ... 234704769/
The streamer has pre-bought North America and Latin America rights for around $15 million from The King’s Speech producer See-Saw and Cohen Media Group after seeing footage in recent days.
Now, just buy ot for the rest of the world, and we all will be happy...

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Anniemouse » Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:23 pm

I just caught some of the 1956 movie 'The Man that Never Was' based on the story on TV last week and boy was it atmospheric. Looking forward to this.

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Operation Mincemeat (2022 movie)

Post by Hot Wheels » Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:12 am

IMDb lists this as “completed”; however, no release date is given.

Judging from IMDb’s description (“During WWII, two intelligence officers use a corpse and false papers to outwit German troops.”), this sounds like it could be any genre from war/drama, war/dark comedy, even war/farce.

Jason plays “Admiral (!!) John Godfrey.”

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1879016/re ... de=desktop&

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by thunder » Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:52 am

Thanks, Hot Wheels. I haven't heard any news about this for a while... :D

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by thunder » Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:17 pm

Jason is on the poster:
https://twitter.com/WarnerBrosUK/status ... 0281585668

Maybe his role isn't so small as I feared? :wheee

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Anniemouse » Thu Sep 30, 2021 4:59 pm

Thank you for posting that.

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Post by Hot Wheels » Tue Oct 05, 2021 8:08 pm

thunder wrote:
Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:17 pm
Jason is on the poster:
https://twitter.com/WarnerBrosUK/status ... 0281585668

Maybe his role isn't so small as I feared? :wheee
I hope not, since he’s finally “risen through the ranks”! (OTOH, to have one of his first Naval roles—if not his very first—as an Admiral is pretty impressive!)

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Hot Wheels » Tue Oct 05, 2021 8:14 pm

Part of me wishes I lived in Germany…because I’d get a special birthday present!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1879016/re ... de=desktop&

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Hilary the Touched » Thu Nov 11, 2021 11:09 am

Wahey--https://www.slashfilm.com/626602/operat ... -and-more/ says 7 January in the UK and Ireland and 13 January for the Netherlands. They report that Netflix bought the rights for U.S. viewing, which suggests small-screen for us...
This is a fabulous cast (I mean in addition to JI :lol )

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Marie » Thu Nov 11, 2021 6:25 pm

Oh goody! Means I keep having to pay Netflix. I keep looking for a reason to stop paying but Stranger Things and the occasional good movie keeps me in.

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Re: Operation Mincemeat

Post by Hot Wheels » Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:42 pm

How’s this for a twist: Admiral Godfrey (the man JI portrays) MAY have been the inspiration of “M”.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_Godfrey

It sounds like Jason may have found a back door (or side entrance) into the world of James Bond. 😎

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