18 October 2019 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
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
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
First-Look Trailer Releases for ‘The Rhythm Section’
20 Sep 2019 : News Desk
Jude Law and Blake Lively in The Rhythm Section
Eon Productions’ ‘The Rhythm Section’, starring Blake Lively (‘The Town’), Jude Law (‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’) Max Casella (‘Jackie’) and Sterling K. Brown (‘Black Panther’), was filmed in Dublin in 2018.

‘The Rhythm Section’ is an adaptation of Mark Burnell’s spy thriller, which follows protagonist Stephanie Patrick (Lively) seeking to uncover the truth behind a plane crash that killed her family, and that she herself was meant to be on. The Eon production (‘James Bond’ Franchise) is set to had a budget of $50 million, and is being produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, with funding coming from Global Road.

Produced by the ‘James Bond’ franchise duo Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, the feature was helmed by ‘The Handmaiden’s Tale’ director Reed Morano. The feature also has a strong Irish contingent behind the camera, including production designer Tom Conroy (‘Legend’), co-producer Redmond Morris (‘The Wind that Shakes the Barley’) and costume designer Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh (‘Love & Friendship’).

Production was temporarily halted back in December after Lively sustained an injury to her hand while performing a stunt in Dublin, resuming elsewhere in June however as other production locations that included Spain and New York had been arranged to take place after the successful completion of filming in Ireland.

Eon Productions’ Barbara Broccoli has been quite enthusiastic about her first experience making a film in Ireland, saying:

"Ireland plays many different things in this movie. It shows you how versatile it is, that it can be many different places. We love being here; we love the Irish crew… It's just the people; it's the welcoming spirit of the people that's just so lovely."

Speculation about Ireland serving as a potential film location for an upcoming James Bond film has also been stoked by Broccoli’s comments, who told RTÉ Entertainment that:

"It's a great place to make movies. You've got great craftsmen and crews and a wonderful spirit here and beautiful locations and facilities. I guess we've been so busy travelling around the world [that] often you don't really notice what's on your own doorstep. Let's see, maybe we'll try and get Bond here at some point. I must say, having experienced it, I would love to come back."

An initial release date was planned early in 2019 by Paramount Pictures, who are handling worldwide distribution on the film, however the film will now release on February 21st, 2020, following the production delay. 




BREAKING NEWS
Writer Tess McGowan discusses her debut feature film, A Bump Along The Way
Shortlist Revealed for 2019 RTS NI Programme Awards
Full programme announced for the 20th IFI French Film Festival
Final preparations underway for Clones Film Festival, 24 - 27 October

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Writer Tess McGowan discusses her debut feature film, A Bump Along The Way
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Terry McMahon discusses his new feature doc The Prizefighter
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
Minister Josepha Madigan TD announces increase of €1 million to Screen Ireland Budget for 2020
09 Oct 2019 
First-Look Trailer Releases for ‘The Rhythm Section’
20 Sep 2019 
IFTN Summer Production List – What’s filming in Ireland
27 Jul 2018 
Filming Recommences on 'The Rhythm Section' as Blake Lively Returns to Ireland
16 Jul 2018 
EDITOR'S PICK
New Boomtown Rats feature doc from Sideline Announced by BeyondTNC
Principal photography underway on Deadpan Pictures' comedy-drama The South Westerlies
Irish VR project 'Faoladh' screens on 700 metre 3D cinema and nominated for two Venice TV Award
Selected Irish writers named for Screen Skills Ireland's LA Writers' Room Placements and Mentorship 2019
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

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