A night of creative expression recalling the Troubles in Northern Ireland, sponsored by the Irish government in tandem with Poetry Ireland, was exhibited at both the Lyric Theatre in Belfast and the Barbican Centre in London in April in honor of the Good Friday Agreement’s 20-year anniversary. The program, called “A Further Shore,” focused on the necessity of keeping the spirit … [Read more...] about Good Friday Agreement 20th Anniversary Marked in London and Belfast
The “Quality TV” era continues to provide Irish actors with all kinds of work.
In March, Northern Irish thespian Ciaran Hinds will team up with Jared Harris – former Mad Men star and son of Irish Hollywood legend Richard Harris – for the AMC thriller series The Terror. The show, based on the 2007 novel by Dan Simmons, chronicles the British navy’s attempts to locate and … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood:
The Golden Age of Irish Prestige TV
Northern Irishman Ciaran Hinds remains as busy as ever. In August, he co-stars in Hitman: Agent 47, about a ruthless assassin who partners with a desperate woman in search of family secrets. Hinds will also appear in the upcoming biopic Bleed for This, about American boxer Vinny Pazienza. Bleed for This will also star Katey Sagal and BAFTA nominee Miles Teller … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood: Ciaran Hinds Keeps Moving Up
Titanic Town, the fictional story of a Northern Ireland woman who mounts crusade for peace in 1972, is not the first movie to attempt to trade on James Cameron's 1997 blockbuster Titanic. The European film The Chambermaid on the Titanic barely managed to beat Cameron to the screen but had its title changed to The Chambermaid in 1998 U.S. advertising. That probably discouraged … [Read more...] about Film Forum: That Sinking Feeling, Titanic Town Goes Under