The Inbetweeners Movie Begins Shooting

The bus wankers are actually doing it...

The Inbetweeners really are making a movie. They really are. And it's actually shooting, right here, right now. Can you believe it? Can you though?

Previous British TV comedies' jumps to the big screen have been patchy at best (Kevin And Perry Go Large, anyone?) but after winning bucket loads of awards (Two BAFTAs, Best Sitcom at the British Comedy Awards, a Rose d'Or) we've got faith in these potty-mouthed lads.

But what will the movie actually consist of -- you know, bar Jay (James Buckley) coming up with increasingly extravagant lies, disgusting imagery, and new words for sex -- is limited to this:

"It’s a lads' holiday to Malia – that’s all we’re allowed to say."

That's right, this is going to be messy. Just to reassure you, regulars Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and Joe Thomas will of course return, as will Emily Head as Carli, Belinda Stewart-Wilson as Will’s Mum and Greg Davies as Mr Gilbert.

Principal photography starts on February 6 for six weeks, and will see the guys about the UK as well as Malia and elsewhere on the continent.

The Inbetweeners Movie is slated for an August 19 release.