Published on August 7th, 2005 | by Christian Cawley
Billie Piper’s new film “Spirit Trap”, set for release this month, is in danger of a poor premier, tells old Labour-loving redtop The Mirror. Apparently the actress cannot be pinned to a specific date for the launch, fueling concerns about the film’s quality…
PRODUCERS cannot get Dr Who star Billie Piper to attend the premiere of her debut movie -forcing them to scrap the glittering opening night.
Billie, 22, takes the lead as a psychic student in Brit horror flick Spirit Trap and is its only big name.
Director David Smith and the cast are said to be angry and upset after Billie would not be pinned to a date in London. A film source said: “Billie has lots of commitments but that’s cold comfort to her co-stars, crew and director. If she can’t make the premiere, there’s no point.”
Some insiders fear Billie, right, wants to distance herself from the film because of weak reviews. Her spokeswoman declined to comment.
Meanwhile, The Mirror and Digital Spy (based on The Mirror) have reported on the BBC Official Site’s requests to fans who get to see location shooting not to use flashes, due to some instances of filming being disrupted. An actual news item has of course been made out of the disruption, not the request….