Monday 26 September 2016

Comic-Con goes green: What Irish actors have Hollywood buzzing

Published 24/07/2016 | 13:52

Colin Farrell walks on stage at the
Colin Farrell walks on stage at the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International
(L-R) Moderator Conan O'Brien, actors Colin Farrell and Katherine Waterston attend the Warner Bros. Presentation during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Actors Jennifer Morrison and Colin O'Donoghue attend the "Once Upon A Time" panel during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Actor Colin Farrell attends the Warner Bros. 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Presentation during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Actors Ruth Negga (L) and Joseph Gilgun attend AMC's 'Preacher' panel during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for AMC)
Actors Dominic Cooper (L) and Ruth Negga attend AMC's 'Preacher' panel during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for AMC)
Actor Liam Cunningham attends SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel Broadcasts From Comic-Con 2016 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
(L-R) Actors Jennifer Morrison and Colin O'Donoghue and writer/producer Adam Horowitz attend the "Once Upon A Time" panel during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

The Irish are taking over Hollywood.

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Colin Farrell

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The Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Why everyone is talking: This s Farrell's second big comeback in recent years, but unlike True Detective, the fanfare surrounding the family fantasy film has the backing of J.K. Rowling and co-stars Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.

Watch the trailer, here:

 

Colin O'Donoghue

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The TV show: Once Upon a Time

Why everyone is talking:  Since 2011, Louth native Colin O'Donoghue has starred on ABC's Once Upon A Time where fairytales come to life and this time around, we're being introduced to Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and Jafar. Victoria Smurift previously featured on the show for one season, but Colin as Mr Hook has stood the test of time.

Watch the trailer, here:

 

Ruth Negga

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The TV show: Preacher

Why everyone is talking:  After a sensational first season, Preacher, a "supernatural dramedy" where Negga plays the gun-wielding ex of her real-life boyfriend Dominic Cooper, who plays the titular preacher. Hailed as one of the best new shows of the year, it's set to move from cult status to mainstream success.

Watch the trailer, here:

Liam Cunningham

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The TV show: Game of Thrones

Why everyone is talking: Honestly, we never stopped talking about it.

*Seeing as season seven details are under wrap and key, show creators shared this blooper real from season six.

 

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