FROM AILES TO POWER Academy Award winner Russell Crowe was most recently seen on the Showtime political drama The Loudest Voice, about TV kingmaker Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News. Now, instead of a character who enrages American Democrats, Crowe is headed home to play an Irishman who enrages Australian authorities. Crowe is slated to star in The True History of the … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood
It’s not exactly a typical holiday feel-good movie, but Live by Night – directed by and starring Ben Affleck, based on the novel by Irish American master Dennis Lehane – is set to be one of the big movies of the Christmas season. In fact, the flick – a kind of Great Gatsby meets Boardwalk Empire – will be released on Christmas Day. Live by Night also stars Irish great … [Read more...] about Irish Eye oh Hollywood: Live by Night on Christmas Day
The Affleck family just can’t seem to get enough of Irish American novelist Dennis Lehane.
Hollywood’s latest Batman, Ben Affleck, is going to get back in touch with his more gritty side (The Town, Good Will Hunting) by bringing one of Lehane’s Joe Coughlin novels to the big screen as a director. Entitled Live by Night, the book is the second in a trilogy of books set in the … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Affleck, Gleeson, & Lehane
“Live by Night”