Rupert Everett
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Rupert Everett
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Stage and screen star Rupert Everett will make his directorial debut with the film biopic about Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Everett is also writing the screenplay and will star as Wilde.

Colin Firth is set to play Wilde's friend and confidant Reginald "Reggie" Turner, with the cast also including Edward Fox, Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson.