Dakota Fanning will play the lead in Zeresenay Berhane Mehari's refuge drama Sweetness In The Belly, which begins production in Dublin this week.
Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan and British actor Sam Clafin have signed on to star in Brian Kirk's Borderland, an action thriller based on the IRA and British intelligence. Produced by Parallel Films with support from the Irish Film Board.
Irish-filmed festive tale The Man Who Invented Christmas, starring Dan Steven, will be released in Irish cinemas on Friday 1st December.
Carnaby International has the worldwide sales rights to Irish comedy Damo & Ivor: The Movie, directed by Rob and Ronan Burke and starring Andy Quirke.
TV show Damo & Ivor is becoming a feature film with production set to start this summer. Wildcard Distribution will bring it to Irish cinemas next year.
Welsh actress Morfydd Clark has signed on to appear in Irish co-production The Man Who Invented Christmas, produced by Parallel Films.
Element Pictures Distribution has acquired the Irish and UK distribution rights to Mark O’Rowe's directorial debut The Delinquent Season.
Bleecker Street has acquired US rights to Irish co-production The Man Who Invented Christmas, starring Dan Stevens, Jonathan Pryce and Christopher Plummer.
The Siege of Jadotville, Netflix’s first Irish Original, launches globally on Netflix today, making it available to over 83 million people worldwide.
Netflix and Element Pictures Distribution will partner on the UK and Ireland theatrical release for Richie Smyth's The Siege of Jadotville on September 19th