Tuesday 20 February 2018

Bono's girl Eve to join Spielberg and Hanks in new film

Musician Bono and his daughter Eve Hewson
Musician Bono and his daughter Eve Hewson
Actress Eve Hewson arrives at the "Enough Said" premiere during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Actress Eve Hewson at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Laura Butler

Laura Butler

The daughter of U2 frontman Bono has been lined up to star in a Steven Spielberg movie.

Eve Hewson (23) is in talks with the 'Jurassic Park' filmmaker to feature in his new project with Oscar winner Tom Hanks.

She can expect a rush on the box office when the new movie is released as Spielberg and Hanks have been behind several critically acclaimed hits, including 'Saving Private Ryan'.

Their next adventure sees them bring a Cold War thriller to the screen for Dreamworks – and Hewson is one of a stellar cast signing up to get involved.

The Dublin native is expected to join Hanks and his female lead – Amy Ryan from 'The Wire' – on set in September when shooting for the film gets under way in New York and Berlin.

The film, scheduled for release in October 2015, will be based on the true story of CIA attorney James Donovan, played by Hanks, who finds himself in the middle of the Cold War when the CIA sends him to negotiate the release of American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers after he is shot down over Soviet airspace.

It has yet to be revealed what character Hewson will play.

Irish Independent

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