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Thousands of extras audition as fifth season of 'Vikings' set to begin filming next month
24 May 2016 | Thousands of extras turned up for auditions for Irish drama series ‘Vikings’ this week, as the show prepares to shoot an extended fifth season beginning next month. 
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Gabriel Byrne announced for new season of ‘Marco Polo’ on Netflix
24 May 2016 | Netflix has announced that Irish actor Gabriel Byrne will play the part of Pope Gregory X in the second season of Marco Polo which launches on Netflix on 1 July. 
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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ begins shooting in France; Irish actors Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh, Barry Keoghan starring
24 May 2016 | Warner Bros. Pictures has commenced principal photography on the epic action thriller ‘Dunkirk’ in Dunkirk, France. Written and directed by Christopher Nolan (‘Interstellar’, ‘Inception’, ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy, Irish actors cast in the film include Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh and the recently announced Barry Keoghan. 
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Bow Street Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Partnership with Spotlight
17 May 2016 | Screen Acting Academy Bow Street celebrates the one year anniversary of their partnership with Spotlight with a series of talks and workshops at their HQ in Smithfield on May 17th. 
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Irish At Cannes: Ellen Page cast in Tilted Pictures and David Freyne’s ‘Third Wave’
16 May 2016 | More news from Cannes where Oscar nominated actress Ellen Page (‘Juno’) has been cast in Irish film ‘Third Wave’, directed by Irish filmmaker David Freyne and produced by Tilted Pictures. 
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Irish At Cannes: Irish actor Jonathan Rhys-Meyers cast in WWII film ‘The 12th Man’
16 May 2016 | Irish actor Jonathan Rhys-Meyers has been cast in Harold Zwart’s WWII film ‘The 12th Man’. 
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Irish At Cannes: John Moore to direct thriller ‘N.O.C’
12 May 2016 | Irish director John Moore has signed on to direct the thriller ‘N.O.C’, which is scheduled to shoot in Berlin in the summer. 
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Irish At Cannes: Robert Sheehan cast in ‘Mortal’ helmed by ‘Trollhunter’ director
12 May 2016 | The news is coming thick and fast from France – Irish actor Robert Sheehan has just been cast in the fantasy adventure film ‘Mortal’, which is expected to shoot this summer in Norway. 
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Irish At Cannes: Colin Farrell cast in Element and Yorgos Lanthimos film ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’
11 May 2016 | Irish actor Colin Farrell is set to re-unite with Element Pictures and Yorgos Lanthimos for the psychological thriller ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ with shooting set to take place in August 2016. 
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David Scott’s Applied Art of Acting three month course auditioning now
10 May 2016 | Run by actor, writer and tutor David Scott, The Applied Art of Acting three month fulltime course is auditioning now. 
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Michael Fassbender to star as serial killer in ‘Entering Hades’
04 May 2016 | Irish actor Michael Fassbender is in talks to star as an Austrian serial killer in ‘Entering Hades’. 
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Irish actor Gabriel Byrne nominated for Tony Award
03 May 2016 | Irish actor Gabriel Byrne, whose film ‘Louder Than Bombs’ is currently showing in Irish cinemas, has been nominated for a Tony Award for his lead performance in Eugene O’Neill’s play Long Day’s Journey Into Night. 
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Irish actress Amy Shiels cast in Showtime’s ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot
28 Apr 2016 | Irish actress Amy Shiels (‘Cowboys & Angels’, ‘Citadel’, ‘Slaughter’) has been cast in David Lynch’s upcoming ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot, scheduled to premiere on Showtime in 2017. 
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LA Acting Coach Crystal Carson to hold intensive workshop in Dublin next month
28 Apr 2016 | In association with ORion Productions, LA based Acting Coach Crystal Carson will take her three day intensive acting workshops to Dublin from May 11-13. 
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Tom Vaughan-Lawlor on playing Padraig Pearse in TV3’s ‘Trial of the Century’
27 Apr 2016 | With ‘Trial of the Century’ about to hit TV3 screens, we talk to Tom Vaughan-Lawlor who plays Irish nationalist Padraig Pearse in the highly anticipated mini-series. 
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Domhnall and Brian Gleeson in talks to star in film with Oscar winners Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem
18 Apr 2016 | Both Domhnall and Brian Gleeson are set to star in a new film from ‘Black Swan’ director Darren Aronofsky. 
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New York Acting School NYCDA holding entrance auditions next month at Filmbase
15 Apr 2016 | The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts is holding entrance auditions in Dublin on 8th May from 10am to 5pm at Filmbase in Dublin. 
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Cillian Murphy to collaborate with Christopher Nolan for the fifth time with ‘Dunkirk’
06 Apr 2016 | Irish actor Cillian Murphy has been cast in Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated WWII drama ‘Dunkirk’. 
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Double IFTA nominee Domhnall Gleeson to star in Netflix feature about ‘National Lampoon’ creators
05 Apr 2016 | After a very busy 2015 which saw him feature in four Oscar nominated feature films, Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson is showing no signs of slowing down. 
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‘Mammal’ director Rebecca Daly and actor Barry Keoghan talk to IFTN
01 Apr 2016 | With ‘Mammal’ in cinemas today, we talk to writer/director Rebecca Daly and lead actor Barry Keoghan who are both nominated for IFTA Awards at next week’s ceremony. 
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