Irish producers Cormac Fox and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly were selected by noted film publication Screen International as Future Leaders for 2018. The list was their seventh annual focus on the rising talents in a key sector of the international film industry, and this year it focused on Producers.
Irish screenwriter Hugh Travers is making a name for himself in The Netherlands, where a new Dutch film that he wrote, The Matchmaker, is storming the box-office.
Scottish star Pollyanna McIntosh has wrapped on her debut feature, Darlin', which stars Irish actor Lauryn Canny in the lead role, supported by fellow Irish star Nora-Jane Noone. The film will be sold at the Marché at the Cannes Film Festival later this month.
Irish filmmaker Imelda O’Reilly has been selected as one of 15 directors whose projects have been considered particularly promising for the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation’s Atelier.
Irish writer/director/producer Ian Hunt Duffy has been selected for the 2018 Berlinale Talents, the annual summit and networking platform of the Berlin International Film Festival.
CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, has announced that Irish actor Jack Reynor will star in its upcoming original drama series Strange Angel.
SYFY today announced a series pickup for Nightflyers, based on author George R.R. Martin’s novella and the 1987 film of the same name. The series, which is being filmed in Limerick, will be broadcast on Netflix outside the US.
Disney announced today initial casting for the live-action adaptation of Artemis Fowl, which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh and produced by Branagh and Judy Hofflund. Irish newcomer Ferdia Shaw will star as the titular criminal mastermind.
Irish actor Brian Gleeson has been cast in Neil Marshall's reboot of Hellboy. The Dublin-born actor will play the wizard Merlin.
Irish director Ciarán Foy's next film, Eli, has been acquired by Paramount for their new Paramount Players label, for release in the U.S. January 4th, 2019.