Sing Street star Ian Kenny has landed a role in Disney/LucasFilm's forthcoming untitled Han Solo - A Star Wars Story, due out May 25th, 2018.
Colin Farrell is teaming up with Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos to play Oliver North in a television series for Amazon about the Iran-Contra affair.
Irish actor Jacob McCarthy has been cast to star in an untitled new comedy series that is being developed by comedian Seth Meyers for NBC.
Jennifer Kent has begun production on her latest film, The Nightingale, and cast Italian-born/Dublin-raised Irish actress Aisling Franciosi in the lead.
Alcon Entertainment has hired directors, David Pimentel and Douglas Sweetland, to work on the animated feature adaptation of Shane Hegarty's Darkmouth.
Irish actress Sarah Bolger is set to star as one of the leads in US TV series Mayans MC, a spin-off of FX's very successful Sons of Anarchy.
Rising Irish star Fionn O'Shea has signed on to star in James Kent's The Aftermath, alongside Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard, and Jason Clarke.
Irish actress Sarah Bolger is in talks to play the lead role in Abner Pastoll's A Good Woman is Hard to Find, written by Ronan Blaney.
Irish-Canadian actress Amybeth McNulty cast in the lead role of Anne Shirley in Netflix's upcoming series Anne, based on Anne of Green Gables.