Notes and Editorial Reviews
Most people only dream about becoming a famous superstar, but against all odds one man from Wales did just that. This is the story of his journey. ONE CHANCE is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for Britain’s Got Talent . Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win Britain’s Got Talent and the hearts of millions. From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, David Frankel and starring Tony Award® winner James Corden ( One Man -Two Guvnors, Gulliver’s Travels), Oscar® nominee Julie Walters (Harry Potter, Billy Elliot, Educating Rita) and Golden Globe® nominee Colm Meaney ( Star Trek , Get Him to the Greek )
The ONE CHANCE soundtrack features a new, previously unreleased song written and recorded for the movie by seven-time Grammy Award® winner Taylor Swift “Sweeter Than Fiction.” Also recorded for the movie are six new performances by Paul Potts including “Vesti La Giubba” from Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, “Celeste Aida” from Verdi’s Aida and two arias from Puccini’s La Bohéme. Other performers featured on the soundtrack are Il Divo, Mario Lanza and Vittorio Grigólo.