Hansard, Irglova join ICM
EmptyOscar nominees Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, stars of the critically acclaimed 2007 film "Once," have signed with ICM in all areas. Their track "Falling Slowly" earned them an Oscar nomination for best original song at the upcoming ceremony. The duo also were nominated for two Grammys this year as well as an Independent Spirit Award.
Having gained attention in "The Commitments," Dublin native Hansard is the lead singer, guitarist and a founding member of Irish rock group the Frames. In April 2006, he released his first solo album, "The Swell Season," in collaboration with Irglova, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who was born in Monravia and is a resident of Prague. Hansard and Irglova are managed by Howard Greynolds.