Will Young wants more money from manager, will star in naked musical film.

Will Young wants more money from manager, will star in naked musical film.
Pop Idol winner Will Young’s unexpected success has left him He “feels he has been given a fraction of the cash he’s raked in for Fuller,” the man behind the series and his manager. As Digital Spy reports, Will is “the UK’s biggest male solo artist behind only Robbie Williams.” He’s also about to segue into film, as he “will star alongside acting legends Dame Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins” in “Mrs Henderson Presents,” which Sky News describes as “a raunchy nude musical.” A source told The Sun that “Will really impressed the production company. He isn’t just a brilliant singer, he is also a capable actor.” As if that matters: The site also reports that “The film is littered with nude scenes with Will likely to be among those stripping off.”

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