The Complete Monty | Release date, cast and trailer for the Disney Plus reboot

The upcoming Disney Plus reboot of The Full Monty will land on the streaming platform very soon, this June to be exact.

So it’s safe to say that the excitement is building for the eight-part season.

From the creators of the iconic 1997 BAFTA-winning film, the new series takes place 25 years after the original and follows the same set of brothers as they navigate the post-industrial city of Sheffield.

The original comedy film saw a group of unemployed steelworkers decide to form a male strip act to earn some money.

This time around, with the help of the returning original cast, the series will also explore society’s crumbling healthcare, education, and employment sectors.

Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting, Once Upon A Time), Mark Addy (Game of Thrones) and Lesley Sharp (Before We Die) are just a few of the actors reprising their roles for this anticipated reboot, appearing once again on our screens as Gaz. , Dave and Jean respectively.

But what else can we expect from the new series? Read on for everything you need to know about The Full Monty reboot on Disney Plus.

When does The Full Monty premiere on Disney Plus?

Full Monty is coming to Disney Plus on Wednesday June 14, 2023.

The season will consist of eight episodes and will be released on the streamer at once, ready to watch in its entirety.

Who will star in The Full Monty reboot on Disney Plus?

Robert Carlyle and Talitha Wing in The Fully Monty

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It’s a wave of nostalgia with the upcoming reboot, as not only does the film’s cast reprise their roles for the series, but the original film’s Academy Award-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy also returns.

As for the cast, fan favorites Carlyle and Addy are just a few of the names returning for the series.

Some of the new characters include Talitha Wing (Wolfe, Alex Rider), who will play Gaz’s teenage daughter, Destiny Schofield.

The full cast list for The Full Monty Disney Plus reboot is below.

  • Robert Carlyle as Gary “Gaz” Schofield
  • Mark Addy as Dave Horsefall
  • Lesley Sharp as Jean Horsefall
  • Hugo Speer as Guy
  • Paul Barber as Barrington “Horse” Mitchell
  • Steve Huison as Lomper
  • Wim Snape as Nathan Schofield
  • Tom Wilkinson as Gerald Arthur Cooper
  • Talitha Wing as Destiny Schofield, Gaz’s daughter
  • Paul Clayton as Dennis, Lomper’s husband
  • Miles Jupp as Darren
  • Sophie Stanton as Hetty, Jean’s colleague and friend
  • Phillip Rhys Chaudhary as Dilip, the school’s vice principal
  • Dominic Sharkey as Cal
  • Natalie Davies as Tabani
  • arnold oceng
  • Aiden Cook as “Twiglet”
  • Tupele Dorgu as Yaz, Destiny’s mother

The plot of Full Monty on Disney Plus

A man on a moped

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The 1996 comedy won the BAFTA Award for Best Film the following year and follows six unemployed men, four of whom are ex-steel workers, who one day decide to form a male strip act as the Chippendale dancers.

It’s all in an attempt to earn some money for Gaz to see his son, but Gaz declares that his show will be much better than the Chippendales’, stating that they will go “halfway”, as per the film’s title.

The new Disney Plus series picks up 25 years after the original film and will follow the same set of brothers in the post-industrial city of Sheffield.

The season will explore “society’s crumbling health, education and employment sectors,” according to the synopsis.

It continues: “The dramatic comedy will find out what happened to the gang after they donned the gear again, exploring their brightest, silliest and most desperate moments.

“It will also highlight how the ferociously funny world of these working-class heroes, who still reside in Sheffield, has changed in the intervening decades.”

Speaking about the new series, writer, creator and executive producer Simon Beaufoy said: “It has been one of the great joys of my writing career to bring together this eccentric and irrepressible family of Sheffield men and women and see how 25 years, seven prime ministers, and 100 broken political promises have affected their lives.”

Fellow writer, creator and executive producer Alice Nutter also said: “Steps into Monty’s world, where community, friends and family step in when the state has failed so abysmally, has been a great personal reminder of what’s good. in the world we live in. .

“It has been a pleasure and a privilege to write about the series.”

Is there a trailer for The Full Monty on Disney Plus?

There is! And in it, we get our first proper look at the returning cast in action. Watch the trailer below.

The Full Monty series is coming to Disney Plus on Wednesday 14 June 2023. Sign up for Disney Plus now for £7.99 per month or £79.90 for a full year.

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