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Sunday, 1 April, 2001, 23:31 GMT 00:31 UK
Takings offered for 'next' Full Monty
Full Monty
Producers hope to recreate success of The Full Monty
Film fans are being offered a cut of profits from the new movie by the producer of The Full Monty in a competition which could be worth thousands.

A 1% stake in the Emperor's New Clothes is being promised as a prize by the FilmFour website.

The film will star Ian Holm and Blackadder and Notting Hill star Tim McInnerny.

The comedy action will centre on Napoleon's attempts to make a secret comeback.

Full Monty producer Uberto Pasolini is the man behind the project.

Blackadder's Tim McInnerny
Blackadder's Tim McInnerny will star in new film
His Sheffield-based film about unemployed steel workers grossed 52m at the box office and made a huge impact in America.

But a ceiling of 50,000 has been put on the prize handout for the Emperor's New Clothes.

A spokesman said: "This is an incredible chance to be part of the movie world."

The Full Monty won four Bafta awards in 1998 and went down as the most successful British film ever.

It has since been overtaken by northern dance comedy Billy Elliot.

The Full Monty won the UK's single Oscar in 1998 when Anne Dudley stepped up to collect the award for the film's musical score.

It had been nominated for three categories.

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