David is a single man having just left a 12 year relationship. As per the rules of living in The City, set in a dystopian future, he is forced to check into The Hotel. The sprawling facility is a place where all singletons must find love within 45 days, or else be turned into a creature of their choice and banished into The Woods, as being alone is highly frowned upon. David's only companion is his loyal dog, who happens to be his unlucky-in-love brother who ran out of time when he was a resident at The Hotel. David's chosen animal is a lobster, but he has no intention of living life as a crustacean and makes his escape into The Woods to join up with The Loners. Soon he meets a short-sighted woman who happens to be extremely adept at catching rabbits. As chance would have it, David finds himself falling for her, but this kind of romance is against the law in The City.
Continue: The Lobster Trailer
Colin Farrell has been cast as a wizard in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’.
Colin Farrell has joined the cast of the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The 39-year-old actor will play a wizard in the upcoming film, due to be released in 2016.
Colin Farrell at a screening of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet in Los Angeles in July 2015.
'True Detective' season 2 is currently airing on HBO.
Sometimes a major factor in the watchability of a TV show is the soundtrack, and for crime drama 'True Detective', they've pretty much nailed that all important element and you can hear it in all its glory this summer.
'True Detective: Music From The HBO Series' is the highly anticipated soundtrack compilation featuring music from both season 1 and season 2 of the Emmy winning show. The second season has just begun its broadcast, with another eight episodes for fans to sink their teeth into, so what better way to treat yourself after another thrilling season than an album of pure musical enjoyment?
Continue reading: Enjoy The Epic Soundtrack To 'True Detective' In Full This Summer
Director Jacques Audiard's immigration drama has taken the film festival’s top prize.
French film Dheepan has become the unexpected winner of this year’s Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Jacques Audiard, the film took home the festival’s highest honour at its closing ceremony on Sunday night.
Dheepan director Jacques Audiard
Dheepan tells the story of a former Tamil Tiger fighter who pretends to be part of a family with two strangers to find a new life in a housing estate on the edge of Paris. Variety reported that when the film was announced as this year’s recipient, there was a mixture of boos and applause from the international press corps who were watching the ceremony at the Palais.
Continue reading: 'Dheepan' Upsets The Competition To Take Home Palme D'Or At Cannes
Farrell is making his first ever appearance at the annual film festival.
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz have touched down at the Cannes Film Festival to promote their latest movie, The Lobster, a surreal comedy which pokes fun at the dating game. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos the film was largely shot in County Kerry and is already generating buzz as the possible Palme d’Or winner.
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz at The Lobster premiere in Cannes.
Farrell, who gained a few extra pounds for the role, stars as an architect who arrives at a hotel where the guests must find a partner within a certain time frame or be transformed into the animal of their choice. If worst comes to worst Farrell decides he would like to live on as a lobster. Yes this one is not your usual romantic comedy.
Continue reading: Colin Farrell And Rachel Weisz Hit Cannes For 'The Lobster' Premiere
Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are set to star in HBO's 'Big Little Lies'. The pair will also be producing the series which centres on a group of women and a murder.
Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman will star in and produce HBO's limited series, Big Little Lies. The series is an adaptation of Liane Moriarty's 2014 novel of the same name. Writer David E. Kelley, who created such shows as Ally McBeal and Boston Legal, has written the screenplay for the upcoming series.
Reese Witherspoon will be starring and producing in Big Little Lies.
Porn stars have reportedly been cast for scenes in the second season for 'True Detective'.
Porn stars have reportedly been cast for the season finale of True Detective. According to sources, they have been hired for a graphic sex scene which will feature dozens of naked bodies. 24-year-old Amia Miley, a former porn actress from the US, has allegedly been hired along with Peta Jensen, also 24. Ironically, sources suggest they are amongst the few extras that are not completely naked for the scenes. It seems the women were not cast because of their experience in the porn industry but simply as extras.
Colin Farrell filming for True Detective in Los Angeles.
Continue reading: 'True Detective': Porn Stars Reportedly Cast For Season 2 Scenes
Over the course of one night in an Irish country estate in the 1880s, a man and a woman engage in an illicit romantic relationship. The problem is, that Julie (Jessica Chastain) is the daughter of an Irish Count, and Jean (Colin Farrell) is the valet of her father. Despite his well-read and well-travelled nature, Jean is still a servant, and cannot indulge in the love with his boss' daughter. Julie, however, knows that Jean must do as he commands, and begins a game of forcing him more and more into the romantic confrontation they are both denied.
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In a emotional essay about his older brother's life as a gay man, the 38 year-old actor vented his anger that same-sex marriages are still illegal in his homeland.
Hollywood heartthrob Colin Farrell is urging his native countrymen of Ireland to support gay rights for one very important reason, his older brother, Eamon Jr., is homosexual and married to artist Stephen Mannion.
Farrell wants Ireland to make same-sex marriages legal
In a very emotional letter published in Ireland's Sunday World, Farrell recalled his big brother's journey as a gay man, including being bullied as a child for being different, and also took aim at Ireland's government for not legalizing same-sex marriages.
Continue reading: Colin Farrell Pens Passionate Letter To Ireland, Fighting For Gay Rights
Another new gig for Colin Farrel - do you see a pattern here?
Colin Farrell – heartthrob, new star of True Detective and now, the face of Dolce & Gabbana’s scent Intenso. It’s a perfect fit, right?
Colin Farrell joining forces with Dolce & Gabbana - why is this just happening now.
Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana thought so too and said as much in their statement: “We are incredibly happy to be working with such a great talent. When we created this fragrance, we immediately thought of Colin. He is the perfect embodiment of male strength and sensuality.”
Kate Mara and Ellen Page send up 'True Detective' as 'Tiny Detectives' in a Funny or Die sketch.
Kate Mara at New York Fashion Week 2014.
HBO have finally announced who will be taking over from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in their critically acclaimed crime drama series.
Vaughn has been cast as one of the lead roles in the upcoming 'True Detective' series
The cable television network confirmed the casting news on Tuesday (Sept 23rd), while also revealing the next series will consist of eight episodes and production is expected to begin in California this coming fall.
The 38 year-old actor recently revealed he is "so excited" to be starring the second season of the HBO drama.
Colin Farrell is the next huge Hollywood actor to take his talents to the small screen. The 38 year-old actor has reportedly confirmed that he will be one of the stars in the critically acclaimed HBO drama 'True Detective.'
Farrell confirmed he would star in season 2 of 'True Detective'
Farrell revealed the "exciting" news himself when being interviewed by Irish newspaper The Sunday World, but the television network has not yet made an official announcement on the casting.
Continue reading: Colin Farrell Confirms He Has Landed Lead Role In 'True Detective'
Rachel McAdams is reportedly in talks with the makers of 'True Detective' for the lead female role in the second season of the Emmy Award winning show.
Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the mix include Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) and Michelle Forbes (The Killing).
Rachel McAdams photographed at the New York premiere of A Most Wanted Man.
Continue reading: Rachel McAdams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours
Who's playing who in True Detective season 2?
The True Detective season 2 plot has been shrouded in secrecy since Nic Pizzolato announced the follow up to the ground-breaking HBO drama, though, in a week that has seen both Vince Vaughn and Elisabeth Moss linked to roles, it appears industry mag The Wrap have stumbled upon a breakdown of the narrative.
Elisabeth Moss is ready to sign on for True Detective season 2 [Getty/Ilya. S. Savenok]
Apparently the second season of True Detective will follow the death of Ben Caspar, a corrupt city manager in a fictional Californian city. He's found brutally murdered amid a huge transportation deal that would change freeway gridlock in the state. Now - and this is where the new cast members come in - three law enforcement officers from different cities and branches of the government are tasked with finding out the identity of the murderer, though they soon discover that the investigation has darker implications than initially thought.
Continue reading: Meet The (Probable) Cast Of True Detective Season 2
Vince Vaughn for 'True Detective' season 2: really?
Vince Vaughn could be our True Detective [Getty/Jason Kempin]
According to one source who spoke with E! News, Vaughn is in "preliminary discussions" to play one of four lead roles, with Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch also thought to be in talks. Casting rumors for True Detective season two have been rife since the season one finale. Jessica Chastain and Brad Pitt were reportedly attached to the project though it appears neither will now appear.
Continue reading: Will Vince Vaughn Really Lead 'True Detective' Season 2?
If Robert Downey Jr is out of Iron Man 4, is Colin Farrell good enough to be in?
Rumors are abound that seminal Iron Man actor, Robert Downey Jr, will not be returning for a fourth instalment as the man in the super strong suit. Whether this is Downey Jr related because he’s become too expensive for the role or Tony Stark related and the character is actually killed off in Avengers: Age of Ultron is uncertain.
Colin Farrell as Tony Stark? [Getty/Frazer Harrison]
Whatever the reason, Colin Farrell’s name has been put in the replacement frame and it seems Iron Man as a rolling character with different actors is not a new thought to the studios.
Continue reading: Those Colin Farrell For 'Iron Man 4' Rumors Refuse To Die
The franchise is likely to roll on with or without Downey Jr.
If you can be sure of one thing, it’s that Marvel will keep putting out Iron Man films until we stop paying to see them. You can also be sure that Robert Downey Jr. will be demanding lucrative pay structure to return to the franchise.
Robert Downey Jr. shooting Iron Man 3
The actor, who played Tony Stark and his iron-clad alter-ego for the first three films to both critical acclaim and fiscal success, was named as the highest earning actor working in Hollywood by Forbes for the second year running, and a huge part of that was down to his work on Iron Man 3, which grossed $1.2b from the global box office.
Colin Farrell is due to be unveiled as a member of the 'True Detective' season 2 cast.
Colin Farrell is in advanced talks to star in the highly anticipated second season of HBO's True Detective. According to Variety, the Irish actor will board Nic Pizzolato's acclaimed series, which starred Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in its first outing.
Matthew McConaughey as Rust Cohle in 'True Detective' season one
"I think the people we will cast will be well-known names," HBO president Michael Lombardo said at Thursday's TCA presentation. "But that wasn't our ambition (in season 1)."
Continue reading: Colin Farrell Set To Be Cast In 'True Detective' Season 2
The Irish film star is reportedly in talks to land a role in the HBO series Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey co-starred in last season.
'True Detective' may have found its next star.
If the Irish film star lands the role, he is expected to feature alongside two more main characters that are believed to be California-based.
Continue reading: Colin Farrell Reportedly In Talks To Star In 'True Detective' Season 2
Colin Farrell, Annie Rose Buckley, Bradley Whitford, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Paul Giamatti, Emma Thompson, B.J. Novak and Jason Schwartzman - "Saving Mr. Banks" - Los Angeles Premiere At Walt Disney Studios - Burbank, California, United States - Tuesday 10th December 2013
Colin Farrell mock-up Intermission poster - Jameson Cult Film Club showing of 'Intermission' at a warehouse on Hanover Quay Dublin mocked-up to look like the Mega Mart from the movie complete with a Colin Farrell Employee of the Month poster, - Dublin, Ireland - Wednesday 19th June 2013
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