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Susan Boyle to make film debut with The Christmas Candle

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MUMBAI: Scottish singer Susan Boyle will make her debut in a film titled The Christmas Candle, said to be a British holiday period film.The 51-year-old Boyle will join Samantha Barks, Hans Matheson and Lesley Manville in the film that began production this week on location in the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man.

Based on the novella by Max Lucado, the film tells the tale of an enchanted Christmas candle in Gladbury, a dull village that must confront the dawning of the 20th century and a new skeptical minister.

There was however no information as to what role the songstress will play."Everyone on set is a delight to work with and it‘s a fantastic experience to be part of the team," the lady said in a statement.

The singer became an overnight international sensation in 2009 after appearing on variety show Britain‘s Got Talent and performing a flawless rendition of I Dreamed a Dream from the musical Les Miserables.

The Christmas Candle, produced by Impact and Big Book Media, will be directed by John Stephenson.

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