Rupert Everett has begun filming his Oscar Wilde biopic ‘The Happy Prince’. Everett not only directs but will also star as Wilde. He is joined in the cast by Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson and Miranda Richardson.

The film focuses on Wilde’s final days. As he lies dying his mind drifts back to earlier episodes in his colourful life. Filming is taking place in Bavaria with further shooting due in Belgium, Italy & France.