Irish Central Frances Mulraney November 29, 2016 Filming begins this week on new Irish film “Black ‘47,” a western-style thriller set in Connemara during the worst year of the Irish famine. Starring Australian actor Hugo Weaving, (“The Matrix,” “The Lord of the Rings” and “V for Vendetta”) and Irish star Moe Dunford (“Vikings” and “Patrick’s […]
ScreenDaily Kristen Klemens November 29, 2016 The Irish famine drama also stars Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox. Production has commenced on Irish famine drama Black 47 starring Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge) and Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent (Iris). The eight-week shoot will take place in Connemara, Kildara and Wicklow. Black 47 is directed by Lance Daly, whose previous […]
Indipendent.ie Sasha Brady November 28, 2016 A movie on the Irish Famine begins shooting today. The film, titled Black 47, is set in 1947, at the height of the Great Hunger in Ireland. It features an international cast, including The Matrix and Lord of the Rings star, Hugo Weaving, as well as Vikings actor Moe […]
Lots of new pics in the gallery from the photocall and press conference for Hacksaw Ridge at the Biennale in Venice today!
Check out the campaign page crowdfunding for the restoration of Proof. The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia has an exciting new program to digitally restore and preserve classic and cult Australian films, so they can be seen in today’s digital cinemas. It’s called NFSA Restores, and we’ve already worked on a number of […]
HUGO Weaving has taken top billing on the all-star Australian call sheet for a new six-part ABC drama series, Seven Types Of Ambiguity. The literary adaptation of Elliot Perlman’s extraordinary novel by the same name, the psychological mystery will follow seven characters and the risks they take for love. The thriller, which has begun filming […]
The 2015 Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nominations have been announced and Hugo is nominated for best supporting actor for both Strangerland and The Dressmaker! The Dressmaker has a further 9 (!) nominations and Nicole Kidman is nominated for best actress for Strangerland. Check out all the nominations here!
Congratulations to Hugo on his 5th AFI/AACTA award, this time for best supporting actor, and to the whole cast & crew of The Dressmaker! The movie received the People’s Choice Award, Kate Winslet best actress and Judy Davis best supporting actress. Here’s a few pics to wet your appetite, there’s more on twitter and I’ll […]