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Hugo Weaving & James Frecheville Talk with IFTN
12 Sep 2018 | IFTN caught up with James Frecheville & Hugo Weaving, stars of Lance Daly’s Famine Thriller ‘Black 47’, to find out about how the two Australian actors got involved in Ireland’s first Famine feature film, the balancing act between learning Irish, learning to shoot a musket and Pierce Brosnan’s piece of advice. 
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Screen Training Ireland and Bow Street to Host Masterclass with Hugo Weaving
07 Sep 2018 | Bow Street Academy of Screen Acting will host the award-winning Australian actor on Saturday, September 7th. 
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The Nightingale Starring Aisling Franciosi Set to Premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival
07 Sep 2018 | Starring Irish actress Aisling Franciosi, ‘The Nightingale’ makes its world premiere at the coveted Venice Film Festival in Italy on Friday, September 7th. 
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Sharon Horgan to Star in 'Military Wives' Film
06 Sep 2018 | The Irish actress and writer will star in the project opposite Kristin Scott Thomas (The Darkest Hour). 
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West Coast Casting Issue Casting Call for New Irish Crime Series
04 Sep 2018 | West Coast Casting has issued a casting call for a new Irish crime series in Galway. The casting company is looking for 400 extras to feature in the pilot, which will shoot in Galway during September, October and November. 
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Aisling Bea Joins Cast of New Netflix Original Series
29 Aug 2018 | Irish actress, comedian and writer Aisling Bea (Hard Sun) has been cast opposite Paul Rudd in Netflix’s ‘Living With Yourself’. 
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Cillian Murphy to Narrate Three-Part RTE Documentary on The Irish War of Independence
29 Aug 2018 | Irish Actor Cillian Murphy has been confirmed as the narrator for the television adaptation of ‘The Atlas of the Irish Revolution.’ 
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Blindboy Boatclub to Present BBC Documentary on the British Housing Crisis
28 Aug 2018 | Member of The Rubberbandits comedy and music duo, Blindboy Boatclub will present a documentary for the BBC focusing on the housing crisis in Britain. 
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BBC America's 'Killing Eve' Starring Owen McDonnell & Fiona Shaw Airs on RTE – Monday, August 27th
27 Aug 2018 | RTÉ will debut BBC America’s new action spy-thriller ‘Killing Eve’ with a special double bill this Monday, August 27th. 
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Sharon Horgan's New Amazon Comedy Series Recruits 'Game Night' Co-Star Billy Magnussen
23 Aug 2018 | Amazon has given a script-to-series commitment to Sharon Horgan’s new untitled comedy series, which will star Horgan and Billy Magnussen (‘Game Night’, ‘Into the Woods’). 
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Rosie selected to screen at 2018 Toronto International Film Festival
14 Aug 2018 | Paddy Breathnach’s highly anticipated film ‘Rosie’ will receive its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. 
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Exclusive: Brendan Gleeson Talks with IFTN about Directorial Debut ‘Psychic’
27 Jul 2018 | IFTN caught up with Brendan Gleeson ahead of the special Sky Arts screening of his new short film ‘Psychic’. 
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IFTN Summer Production List – What’s filming in Ireland
27 Jul 2018 | IFTN brings you a roundup of what’s in production across Ireland this summer. Check out what cast, crew and production companies are shooting on location over the coming weeks. 
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Brendan Gleeson and Liam Neeson renuite for Netflix western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
27 Jul 2018 | Liam Neeson and Brendan Gleeson are to reunite as co-stars in a forthcoming Netflix production ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’, which will be available later this year. 
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The Drummer & the Keeper Wins Audience Award for Best Film at 22nd Umbria Film Festival
26 Jul 2018 | Nick Kelly’s ‘The Drummer & the Keeper’ has received the Audience Award for best film screened at the 22nd Umbria Film Festival in Italy. 
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Widows Starring Liam Neeson & Colin Farrell to World Premiere at TIFF 2018
25 Jul 2018 | Steve McQueen’s new crime drama ‘Widows’ will make its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival in September. 
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Vikings Trailer & Mid-Season Release Date Unveiled at Comic-Con
23 Jul 2018 | ‘Vikings’ fans were treated to an exclusive trailer ahead of the upcoming midseason premiere at Comic-Con, which will return to the History Channel on Wednesday, November 28th. 
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Russell Brand & Paula Patton Join Cast of 'Four Kids and It' As Principal Photography Gets Underway in Ireland
19 Jul 2018 | BAFTA nominated comedian Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and SAG nominated actress Paula Patton (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Precious) have joined two-time Academy Award winner Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, The Dark Knight) and Emmy nominated Matthew Goode (Netflix’s “The Crown”, The Imitation Game,) in the family action adventure film ‘Four Kids And It’, which is directed by BAFTA Award nominee Andy De Emmony (Channel 4’s “Father Ted”, West Is West). 
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FX Announce Barry Keoghan in Leading Role for New Series 'Y: The Last Man'
12 Jul 2018 | Irish actor Barry Keoghan has been announced as the lead in US cable channel FX new series ‘Y: The Last Man’, which has been adapted from the hugely successful comic book series. 
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IFTN Caught Up with Young Irish Actress & Voice Over Artist Susie Power
06 Jul 2018 | IFTN caught up with one of Ireland’s busiest young stars, Susie Power, ahead of the debut screenings of her two new projects at the Galway Film Fleadh next week. 
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