9 February 2016 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
Broadcast
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
IFTN Media Channel
Pictiur Paradiso
Production News
Animation News
Digital News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
Awards News
Making The cut
List Your Company
Free Newsletter
Site Map
IFTN HOME
‘Earthbound’ Lands In Irish Cinemas In March
28 Jan 2013 : By Eva Hall
Rafe Spall & Jenn Murray in 'Earthbound'
Irish sci-fi film ‘Earthbound’ will be released in Irish cinemas on March 15, it has been announced.

The comedy, starring actor of-the-moment Rafe Spall, who featured in last year’s ‘Prometheus’ and will be seen next in upcoming British comedy ‘I Give It a Year’, was shot in Dublin last year.

Spall plays Joe Norman, an alien from the planet Zalaxon, who is tasked with finding a suitable mate so he can finally settle down. The only thing standing in his way is a group of aliens who he believes are hunting him down.

Spall is joined by an all-star cast, including David Morrissey, who plays The Governor in ‘The Walking Dead; Jenn Murray, star of ‘Dorothy Mills’; Aoife Duffin from ‘Moone Boy’; Stephen Hogan (Saving the Titanic) and Ned Dennehy (Titanic: Blood an Steel).

The film was written and directed by Alan Brennan, and co-produced by Ireland’s Ripple World Pictures and Paper Dreams. Jacqueline Kerrin, Dominic Wright and Heidi Madsen all produced.

IFTA-nominated DoP PJ Dillon was the DoP on set, while David Wilson was production designer, Louise Stanton Costume Designer, Louise Kiely the casting director and Barry Moen editor. Post-production was at EGG Post Production. The composer was Liam Bates.

‘Earthbound’, already named Best First Irish Feature at the 2012 Galway Film Fleadh, will have its Irish premiere at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival on Wednesday February 20. This will be followed by a theatrical release in Ireland on March 15.

Ripple World Distribution and Paper Dreams are distributing.

The film received funding from the IFB and the European Commission’s MEDIA scheme.


BREAKING NEWS
Oscar nominated Irish film 'Room' takes over €1million at the Irish Box-Office
The Irish at the European Film Market 2016
Casting Round-Up
Making The Cut: Piers McGrail – DoP of ‘Glassland’ and upcoming ‘Tomato Red’

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Making The Cut: Piers McGrail – DoP of ‘Glassland’ and upcoming ‘Tomato Red’
Magamedia’s Paddy Hayes on surreal comedy series ‘Eipic’ – “Boldly going where no broadcaster went before”
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Screen Leaders announces line up for final module of 2015 programme
18 Nov 2015 
EGG’s VFX team talk ‘Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails’ – in cinemas now
02 Oct 2015 
A lot on their plate: EGG take us through busy 2015
21 Sep 2015 
Ripple World Pictures ‘Ghosthunters’ gets Irish cinema release date
28 Aug 2015 
EDITOR'S PICK
The Irish at the European Film Market 2016
Casting Round-Up
Irish Film Festival London announce Oscar nominee Lenny Abrahamson as Patron
Submissions currently being accepted for 2016 IFTA Film & Drama Awards
CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter