Posts Tagged ‘Aidan Gillen’

Irish Eye on Hollywood: Bohemian Rhapsody
with a Hint of Irish

Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury was a giant of the British music scene. But his birth name was actually Farrokh Bulsara, and he was born in what, at the time, was British-ruled India. And with a new Mercury biopic entitled Bohemian Rhapsody hitting screens, it’s a good time to recall the important role the IrishRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Aidan Gillen to Play James Joyce

Irish actor Aidan Gillen – best known for key roles in cable dramas such as The Wire and Game of Thrones – will get in touch with his inner Dubliner when he plays James Joyce in an upcoming film about the acclaimed Irish writer and his troubled daughter. Entitled James and Lucia, Gillen will playRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Irish Stars Alight King Arthur

Wicklow native Katie McGrath and Dubliners Aidan Gillen and Michael McElhatton will team up with Charlie Hunam in the big-budget May release King Arthur. Hunam – best known as the lead in TV’s Sons of Anarchy – plays the title role in this reimagining of the epic story of the unlikely knight who discovers hisRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Gillen in Maze Runner

Finally, Dublin actor Aidan Gillen also appeared in Sing Street, and over the years has become a regular in high-quality TV dramas such as The Wire and Game of Thrones. This year he was in the cast of the latest Maze Runner movie, sub-titled The Scorch Trials.  The next entry in the series – also starringRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Aidan Gillen’s Roundtable

Aidan Gillen (The Wire, Game of Thrones) sticks with the historical costume genre in Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, to be directed by Sherlock Holmes auteur Guy Ritchie. Gillen stars alongside Wicklow native Katie McGrath as well as Jude Law and Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam (playing the title character) in this action-adventure epic. The filmRead more..