Trailer for SECRET STATE (formerly “Coup”)!

The trailer has dropped!   [Note: The original trailer is no longer available, so this trailer from Acorn Media has replaced it, as of September 2, 2019] From the c21Media site: Is it possible to be a decent and honest politician? Gabriel Byrne and Charles Dance lead this high-calibre thriller […]

Where is “Coup”?

Coup, the working title for a new four-part mini-series on Channel 4 UK, stars Gabriel Byrne, Rupert Graves, Charles Dance, and a stellar cast of familiar faces. Scheduled to air originally this past summer, then sometime in September/October, Coup (also called Secret State at the Channel 4 Press site) is now […]

The Byrne-ing News, St. Patrick’s Day Edition, 2012

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! To get your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations off to a grand start: Independent.ie; Like an Irish whiskey Irish men get better with age GABRIEL Byrne, Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan all rank among Ireland’s best looking men, showing Irish men are like our whiskey – they […]

Casting “Secret State”

Updated February 20 Ruth Negga, recent winner of the IFTA Award for Best Actress (Television) for her performance as Dame Shirley Bassey in the BBC production Shirley in 2011, has joined this stellar cast and will play an intelligence analyst. According to Herald.ie [no longer linked because URL usually does […]

Gabriel Byrne to star in “Coup”

Update: Many others are reporting on this great news now, including The Hollywood Reporter (ooooh, and while you are there, check out the latest Academy Awards News!), The Stage, and TheaterMania. Here is the official press release from Channel 4, dated January 24, 2012: Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects, Miller’s […]