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The first clip from Sundance premiere “Frank” just totally confirms why it’s one of our 14 Most Anticipated Films of this year’s festival. The Playlist posted this clip today, featuring Domhnall Gleeson singing the praises of the titular eccentric musician (played by Michael Fassbender under that giant papier-mâché head), who has so many unconventional ways of putting his band through their paces on the path to greatness. From aerobic exercise that involves beating each other up, to listening to the beauty of the music a bendy straw can make, Gleeson’sRead More
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Much-maligned “Smash” scapegoat no more! Thanks to “The Place Beyond the Pines,” actor Emory Cohen has officially cast off the legacy of the short-lived, vigorously hate-watched NBC drama and embraced his new status as a rising film star. THR reports he’s landed two intriguing new gigs, starring opposite Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in Rupert Wyatt’s remake of 1970s drama “The Gambler” as well as “Brooklyn,” the 1950s romantic drama starring Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson. It seems that “Brooklyn” will come first, and will see Ronan as a youngRead More
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Looks like things are suddenly moving right along for “Brooklyn,” the long-gestating adaptation of Colm Toibin’s novel that Nick Hornby adapted and which will now star Saoirse Ronan, who replaced Rooney Mara. Today Deadline reports “Anna Karenina” breakout star Domhnall Gleeson has joined the cast as well, along with Jim Broadbent. Ronan will star as Ellis Lacey, a 1950s Irish girl who reluctantly leaves her small village to take a job offer in New York City. There, she begins to adjust and enjoy her new freedom, falling in love alongRead More
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Angelina Jolie has begun filming on her highly anticipated adaptation of WWII true life survival tale “Unbroken,” and Hey U Guys have the first official behind-the-scenes images from the set featuring Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson and Finn Wittrock filming one of the most harrowing sequences in the film. “Unbroken,” adapted from the bestseller by Laura Hillenbrand, follows O’Connell’s Louis Zamperini, a kid from the wrong side of the tracks who finds purpose in track and field, eventually becoming an Olympian. But his story only gets more interesting from there asRead More
Up and coming actors Domhnall Gleeson and Finn Wittrock have joined Jack O’Connell in Angelina Jolie’s adaptation of “Unbroken”, based on the incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, according to The Wrap. O’ConnellRead More
Alicia Vikander has landed and is now in negotiations for the female lead role in screenwriter Alex Garland’s directorial debut “Ex-Machina”, according to The Wrap. Vikander had been up for the role against British actress Felicity Jones, but emerged victorious and will reunite with “Anna Karenina” co-star Domhnall Gleeson, who stars opposite Oscar Isaac. Isaac stars in the futuristic thriller as a billionaire who hires a young employee (Gleeson) to “spend a week at his remote estate and participate in a test involving his latest invention – an artificially intelligentRead More
Oscar Isaac has a busy 2013 ahead of him! His first lead film “Inside Llewyn Davis” is rumoured to bow at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and now the rising actor is in negotiations, along with former “Harry Potter” star Domhnall Gleeson to join a new indie pic, “Ex Machina“. The film, scripted by Alex Garland who will also make his directorial debut with the pic, follows “a billionaire programmer who handpicks a young employee to spend a week at his remote estate and participate in a test involving hisRead More
Starring Michael Fassbender, Scoot McNairy and Maggie Gyllenhaal, – and based on a book by one of our favourite authors, Jon Ronson – Film4 have today released the first image of rock’n’roll comedy “Frank“. Based on Ronson’s memoir, “Frank” stars Domhnall Gleeson as Jon, a wannabe musican who joins an eccentric group of musicians led by Fassbender’s mysterious Frank and his terrifying sidekick Clara, played by Gyllenhaal. A fictional story loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom, the persona of cult musician and comedy legend Chris Sievey, the trademark giant plastic headRead More
Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson are attached to indie rock n roll comedy “Frank”, according to Variety. Lenny Abrahamson will direct from a script by Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan. Fassbender will play the leader of an eccentric rock band, and Gleeson will find himself in over his head when he joins the group. Fassbender starred in “Prometheus” earlier this summer and is currently shooting Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor” opposite Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem. He may join Natalie Portman in Western “Jane Got a Gun” but will in allRead More