The Glove: it looks like Vic & Bob’s movie project is getting closer

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A first poster appears for The Glove, the film written by and starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer – more details here.

Back in 2018, it was revealed that Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer were working on their first movie together.


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As per the original information, the film follows two friends in a road movie, as they look for Michael Jackson’s mythical training glove.

Jim Moir (Reeves) and Bob Mortimer have penned the script for the film, and had been working on it for around a decade. Reeves and Mortimer also lead the movie, that also reportedly includes

Tim Kirkby is directing, and from what we can ascertain, Altitude has  distribution rights in the UK. Morgana Robinson, Matt Lucas, Noel Fielding, Tim Key and Paul Whitehouse are said to be in the ensemble.

What’s more, after a long time of radio silence on the film – that was said to have filmed last year – a first poster has appeared this week.

It’s still lo-res, but it’s the first new piece of marketing material we’ve seen for the film since it was announced. And it looks like this…

The official synopsis for the film, from its production company Studio Pow, reads as follows:

The Glove is a comedy road movie about two best friends in search of a mythical training glove.

Vic and Bob are childhood friends who own a junk shop together where they both work and live. Profits are down and with their futures in jeopardy, they approach their obnoxious landlord to explain their ‘rent’ problems. Rather than helping them, the unsavoury character gives them a choice: eviction, or locate for him a rare and unusual item.…

What follows is a madcap road movie across Britain as they enter the world of strange collectables and celebrity memorabilia in search of the elusive glove.

No word on a release date as of yet, but it appears to be edging closer. We’ll keep you posted as we hear more.

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