Posts Tagged ‘Colin Farrell’

Irish Eye on Hollywood: From Gone Girl to Widows

In November, Liam Neeson and Colin Farrell will team up with Irish American writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) in a crime thriller loaded with talent. Entitled Widows, the film features Neeson as one of a quartet of thieves who are killed in the middle of a heist. Their widows (among them Oscar winner Viola Davis)Read more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Irish Shine in Steve McQueen’s New Thriller

There’s also lots of Irish-born and Irish American talent in the upcoming thriller Widows, directed by Steve McQueen, who also directed the Northern Ireland film Hunger. Described as a heist flick and due out in November when studios begin releasing their classy Oscar-bait films, Widows stars Colin Farrell and Liam Neeson and was written by GoneRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood: The Summer of Farrell

Speaking of Colin Farrell, the Dublin actor also has a full slate of films coming up. He was just in the much-praised Civil War drama The Beguiled (beside Nicole Kidman) and in November his second collaboration with director Yorgos Lanthimos (after The Lobster) will hit screens. The Killing of a Sacred Deer is being marketedRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood: Colin Farrell is Beguiled

One of the more highly-anticipated dramas for this summer is Colin Farrell’s The Beguiled, hitting theaters in late June. The film was in competition for the top prize at late May’s prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France. The Beguiled, a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood film of the same name, tells the story ofRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Colin Farrell Leads Civil War Drama

In June, look for Colin Farrell to lead a strong cast in the U.S. Civil War drama The Beguiled, based on a novel by Irish American writer Thomas P. Cullinan. The Beguiled tells the story of a wounded Union soldier named Simon McBurney (Farrell) who stumbles upon an isolated school for girls and ends upRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Colin Farrell Is a Magical Beast

Colin Farrell is among the big stars who will appear in The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Slated to be released this November, the film is based on the JK Rowling book of the same title. The story is a sort of prequel to the Harry Potter series. The book follows the lifeRead more..

NLI Launches Ambitious 1916
Centenary Program

In addition to the 70,000 digital images already available through the National Library of Ireland’s (NLI) online catalogue and the Irish Military Archives’ file, the personal papers and photographs of the seven signatories of the 1916 Proclamation will be sequentially digitized by March – Tom Clarke and James Connolly’s papers were released in January; Sean MacDiarmadaRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood: Clones, Detectives, Priests, & Vigilantes

The Irish are playing an outsized role in a number of the most-buzzed about TV shows these days – the so-called “golden age of television.” Of course, there’s Colin Farrell on True Detective as well as numerous Irish actors on Game of Thrones (Michelle Fairley, Liam Cunningham, Aiden Gillen, Conleth Hill). But there’s also ClontarfRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood

TV is the place to be for Irish acting talent these days. This should not be surprising since high-quality small-screen shows tend to get as much respect and buzz from critics and audiences as Hollywood films. First up, rumors are swirling that Colin Farrell will star in season two of the HBO drama “True Detective.”Read more..

McDonagh, Farrell and Seven Psychopaths

Not in Bruges anymore, Martin McDonagh and Colin Farrell speak with Patricia Danaher from the Hollywood set of their latest collaboration, the film Seven Psychopaths. Martin McDonagh appears  relaxed during the making of his latest movie. Deeply tanned and grinning broadly, he looks more like a man on holiday than someone directing a big featureRead more..