℘℘℘ In other adaptation news, Irish actress Ruth Negga has taken a lead role in a highly anticipated film called Passing, based on the groundbreaking novel of the same name. Passing will also star Tessa Thompson (who appeared in the Irish Famine era TV show Copper) and be directed by actress Rebecca Hall. Passing is based on the novel by Nella Larsen. Published in 1929, it … [Read more...] about You Won’t Want to “Pass” on this.
At the Golden Globes in January, Michael Keaton took home the Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy prize for Birdman, beating out two other actors with Irish ties – Chicago-born Bill Murray, and Ralph Fiennes, who was born in England but raised in Ireland. St. Vincent (starring Murray as well as fellow Irish American Melissa McCarthy) was also nominated for Best Motion Picture … [Read more...] about Golden Globe Moments and Oscar Nominations