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New Film: “The 33″ — Cast and Crew

New Film: “The 33″ — Cast and Crew

In this previous posting about the new film The 33, Gabriel Byrne’s role as André Sougarret, who engineered the rescue of the trapped miners, was outlined in detail, along with background information about the mining disaster and the making of the film. The 33 was in post-production as of April […]

by Aug 4, 2014 2 comments Feature Films
New Film: Louder Than Bombs – “One of the most anticipated art-house films of 2015″

New Film: Louder Than Bombs – “One of the most anticipated art-house films of 2015″

It has taken time for this project to get off the ground, but now it is about to fly! As previously reported here at Byrneholics and other sites, including Dark Horizons, director Joachim Trier’s English-language film debut was originally scheduled for last year. Funding issues (yes, art is about money, […]

by Jul 27, 2014 3 comments Feature Films
New Film: “Nobody Wants the Night”

New Film: “Nobody Wants the Night”

It is always fun to discover a new film is on the way! This one is so new that there is no poster yet, no video, not much at all, really, except some notices in various news outlets, a few tweets, one amazing production photo, and a great deal of […]

by Jul 22, 2014 5 comments Feature Films
New Television: “Way to Go: Death and the Irish”

New Television: “Way to Go: Death and the Irish”

Gabriel Byrne has been a vocal supporter of the work of the Irish Hospice Foundation in Ireland for some time now. He participated in this program, Way to Go: Death and the Irish, which aired in Ireland on July 1, and shared his thoughts on death, dying, and end-of-life care. […]

by Jul 12, 2014 3 comments Television
New Film: “No Pay, Nudity”

New Film: “No Pay, Nudity”

It’s about Hanging Out, Hanging In, Hanging On. My movie project tells a story about the private world of actors, a world that’s funny, and bittersweet, and rich with creativity. It’s a world where incredible bonds form. –Lee Wilkof DNAInfo New York provided the news that Gabriel Byrne has joined […]

by Jul 10, 2014 4 comments Feature Films
The Byrne-ing News, July 2014 Edition

The Byrne-ing News, July 2014 Edition

I know, I know. You think Gabriel Byrne is off somewhere, enjoying his summer vacation. Perhaps traveling around Ireland, enjoying the gorgeous scenery. Or on a private island somewhere, reading a book on the beach. Or maybe just hiding out in his cool New York abode, avoiding the heatwave. Well, […]

by Jul 8, 2014 3 comments News
Page to Screen: “Quirke: Elegy for April”

Page to Screen: “Quirke: Elegy for April”

How do you take an entire book and transform it into a 90-minute television show? I do not know the answer to that question, but I do know a very good example of just such a process happening–successfully! Benjamin Black, the nom de plume of author John Banville, has written […]

by Jun 20, 2014 8 comments Television
Final Episode of #QUIRKE Live-tweeted and MORE!

Final Episode of #QUIRKE Live-tweeted and MORE!

Who knows when we will have an opportunity to read live tweets about a Gabriel Byrne television series again? This posting is full of reactions to Elegy for April, the last episode of Quirke, my favorite of the three episodes, written by playwright Conor McPherson. He did a masterful job […]

by Jun 11, 2014 9 comments Television