Irish Eye on Hollywood:
John Cusack Takes a Villainous Turn in Irish Western

John Cusack. (Photo: Ivan Bessedin / Wikimedia Commons)

By Tom Deignan, Contributor
February / March 2018

Irish American star John Cusack is getting in touch with his Irish roots – and his dark side – in Galway. Cusack is currently filming a western in Ireland entitled Never Grow Old, to be directed by Dublin native Ivan Kavanagh, who also wrote the script. Cusack is reportedly playing a classic black-hat villain named Dutch Albert. The film also stars Emile Hirsch (Lone Survivor) as an Irish immigrant named Patrick Tate. Tate is an undertaker who gruesomely profits from the violence and death in his frontier town. But as the violence becomes more and more threatening to his own family, he has to decide whether he should sit back and leave things as they are, or step up and try to make some changes. Never Grow Old began shooting in Ireland late last year and could hit theaters later this year or early next. ♦

More Irish Eye on Hollywood:

The Mara Sisters to Tackle Jesus and the Kennedys

The Golden Age of Irish Prestige TV

Novel Adaptations for Irish Writers

Flatley and McGinty Are Dancing to the Big Screen

Leave a Reply




Share



More Articles

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
The Trending Trope of the Irish Maid 

In the wake of the well-received Netflix show Alias Grace, is the Irish maid who happens to be around when a horrific...

More

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Fiona Shaw’s French Turn in Colette

Speaking of Fiona Shaw (the Harry Potter series, The Butcher Boy), she will appear alongside fellow Irish actor Denise...

More

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Ireland’s Great Hunger Revenge Movie Finally Premieres

The long-awaited Irish Great Hunger movie Black 47 premiered in February at the prestigious Berlin Film Festival. The...

More

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
A Year in the Life of Brosnan

It looks like we’ll see Pierce Brosnan singing and dancing before we see him trying to prevent the escape of three...

More