Posts Tagged ‘James Nesbitt’
By Tom Deignan Irish actor James Nesbitt stars in a new Northern Ireland crime thriller called Bloodlands, which begins streaming this week on AcornTV. Nesbitt – whose credits also include Bloody Sunday, The Hobbit trilogy, Danny Boyle’s Millions, and Waking Ned Devine – spoke to Irish America on Zoom this week, about the new show,Read more..
The band The Script, actor James Nesbitt, and music legend Chris de Burgh were among the stars honored at the star-studded 2018 Irish Post Awards in London on November 22. Journalist and broadcaster Eamonn Holmes emceed the evening, celebrating the Irish impact on the international community. The Script, who performed at the event, accepted theRead more..
The Flax Trust honored James Nesbitt, actor and chancellor of Ulster University, and John Kelly, a partner at Hanover Stone Partners LLC, at its 21 Club Banquet on October 7. It was the organization’s 25th annual New York event, and a packed audience were in attendance. The Trust, formed in Belfast in 1977, is committed toRead more..
Two children of the Irish diaspora may well come together to tell the story of a recently deceased American icon. Oscar winning director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) is currently planning to shoot a biopic of legendary Apple designer and executive Steve Jobs. Boyle grew up in England, where his parents settled after emigrating from Galway. ChristianRead more..
Pictured at the Irish Arts Center’s annual dinner held at the New York Athletic Club on October 4th, 2002 were actress Ellen Barkin, actor Gabriel Byrne, and Pauline Turley, Director of the Irish Arts Center. Also in attendance was actor James Nesbitt who is currently starring in Bloody Sunday directed by Paul Greenglass. ♦
The powerful film Bloody Sunday could teach Northern Ireland politicians a thing or two. Most importantly, that Irish Catholics and British Protestants can indeed overcome their suspicions, work together and produce outstanding results. Bloody Sunday was produced by Mark Redhead and directed by Paul Greengrass, both British. Also on board was acclaimed Irish filmmaker JimRead more..
Liam Neeson played German businessman Oskar Schindler in the acclaimed film Schindler’s List. And he was recently seen on Broadway as a tortured Puritan in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. So why should anyone be surprised that the Ballymena-born Hollywood star portrays a Russian in his latest film, K-19: The Widowmaker? Neeson’s ethnic-bending role is justRead more..