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Russell Brand to feature in 'Butterfingers'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has been in to star as an in the action comedy, "Butterfingers".

The 42-year-old actor-comic will play a hitman who has befallen bad times in the film, to be directed by Barnaby Southcombe, according to

The movie is based on the script penned by and will be showcased at the European Market in next week.

The story follows Brand's Keith (known as Butterfingers) as he competes against archrival Perry, who is after the same target in

When Perry defeats Keith in the quest and kidnaps the target's former flame, unwillingly takes their children as secondary leverage, resulting in a race across Keith now has to find a balance between dealing with the antics of children and attempting to make it to the mark first.

The production on the is scheduled to begin in July in the U K.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:45 IST