Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Room on the Bridge for U2

Lenny Abrhamson.

By Tom Deignan, Contributor
October / November 2015

Also hitting screens in October is Room, a kidnapping drama starring Brie Larson, William H. Macy and Joan Allen. Based on Irish writer Emma Donoghue’s thrilling best-seller, Room is about a mother and son kidnapped and stashed away in a room, as they plot their escape, and wait to see if their captor will allow them to live. Room, out October 16, was directed by Irishman Lenny Abrahamson (Adam & Paul, What Richard Did).

Another film sure to get rave reviews is Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks as Irish American lawyer James Joseph Donovan, a Cold War diplomat with roots in Clonakilty, Cork. Amy Ryan and Eve Hewson (also known to some as “Bono’s daughter”) also star in this 1960s political thriller.

And speaking of U2, keep an eye out for a new documentary from the supergroup on HBO, slated to air November 7, to be followed a week later by a new U2 live concert film on the same network. ♦

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