Alex Heffes is currently recording his score for the upcoming British comedy What We Did on Our Holiday. The film is written and directed by Andy Hamilton & Guy Jenkin (Outnumbered) and stars Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Billy Connolly, Ben Miller and Amelia Bullmore. The movie follows a couple who tries to keep their impending divorce secret from their extended family during a trip to one of their father’s birthday party. David M. Thompson (The Awakening) and Dan Winch are producing the BBC Films and Origin Pictures production. Heffes has previously scored the features The First Grader and last year’s Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom for Origin Pictures and produced by Thompson. What We Did on Our Holiday is set to be released in the UK on September 19, 2014. No word yet on a domestic distribution deal.
As previously reported, Heffes (The King of Scotland, The Rite) also has Stephen Frears’ untitled Lance Armstrong biopic starring Ben Foster, Dustin Hoffman and Lee Pace coming up.