SEAN BEAN PLAYED IN FRONT OF HOME TEAM DURING FILMING 

  © UKNews 
                                        08:37am, March 1st, 1996 

  SWARTHY actor Sean Bean had to play football in front of thousands 
of fans of his home team for his latest film which is out today.

  Bean, who first found fame in TV's Lady Chatterley's Lover, plays an 
up and coming footballer in When Saturday Comes.

  He said shooting football scenes in front of 25,000 Sheffield United 
fans during half-time in a real game was “an incredible experience”.

  He told GMTV: “To just go back and do something in my home town - 
it's great because I'm a Sheffield United fan. This was a special one 
for me.”

  The film co-stars Emily Lloyd, of Wish You Were Here fame, as Bean's 
on-screen girlfriend.

  But the actor was able to work with his real-life love, wife Melanie, 
who played his sister in When Saturday Comes.

  He said: “It's the first time we've worked together apart from drama 
school.”

  Bean's next project is a screen version of Leo Tolstoy's Anna 
Karenina which will be filmed in St Petersburg.

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