Shooting has begun on a new RTÉ drama, entitled ‘Love-Hate’, in Dublin on 12 October. Reflecting life in modern gangland Dublin, the story for the four x one hour drama is written by Stuart Carolan (Raw, Little White Lie) and will be directed by David Caffrey (Divorcing Jack, Raw).
IFTA winning actor Aidan Gillen (The Wire) heads the cast alongside 21 year old star of ‘Cherrybomb’, Robbie Sheehan. Other confirmed cast includes a lineup of young Irish actors such as Ruth Negga (Breakfast on Pluto), IFTA winning actress Ruth Bradley (Stardust) and Killian Scott.
An RTÉ funded Octagon Films production, ‘Love-Hate’ is produced by Simon Massey, Suzanne McAuley (A Shine of Rainbows) and James Flynn (P.S. I Love You).
A seven week shoot will begin Monday, 12 October, taking in various locations around Dublin city. Donal Gilligan (The Boys of St Columb's, Dead Bodies) is DOP, filming on the RED format. Production Design is by Stephen Daly (Breakfast on Pluto) and costumes are by Aisling Wallace Byrne. Editing will take place at Windmill Lane with Dermot Diskin (Kings, Boy Eats Girl) in the edit suite. Production Depot have supplied camera facilities and Teach Solais have supplied lighting.
'Love-Hate' is currently scheduled to broadcast in March 2010.