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SAG Award Nominees Colin Farrell, Stephanie Hsu, Seth Rogen and More Explain What Makes a Good Co-Star

Sheila McCarthy on Jessie Buckley I first met Jessie Buckley over an email while I was watching her in her extraordinary film Wild Rose. I will never forget her in that. Raw, funny, moving — everything. I tried to be very cool and nonchalant when we first started shooting Women Talking together, but I was […]

Making of ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’: How Martin McDonagh Landed His Dream Cast (and an Emotional Support Donkey)

It was in the small courtyard of a house in Galway on the west coast of Ireland that arguably the most important audition for The Banshees of Inisherin took place. After a casting call had been put out across the country, on one grayish morning in late 2020 — a full year before shooting started […]

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Michelle Pfeiffer to Miss Critics Choice Awards After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Michelle Pfeiffer are among the Hollywood stars who will not appear at this year’s Critics Choice Awards as planned after testing positive for COVID-19. A rep for Farrell confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the Banshees of Inisherin stars, who have been nominated for best actor and best supporting actor, […]

Santa Barbara Film Fest: ‘Banshees’ Stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson Set for Tribute

Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, the veteran Irish actors who starred in Martin McDonagh’s 2008 film In Bruges and 2022 film The Banshees of Inisherin, will be celebrated with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Cinema Vanguard Award. The honor will be part of an Arlington Theater tribute featuring clips and conversation on the evening […]

‘Banshees of Inisherin’ Actress Kerry Condon to Be Honored at Oscar Wilde Awards (Exclusive)

Kerry Condon, now receiving high marks for her turn opposite Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin, will be honored at the 2023 Oscar Wilde Awards. The 17th annual event, held on the Thursday night before the Academy Awards, returns March 9 to J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath’s Bad Robot […]

Venice: Martin McDonagh’s ‘Banshees of Inisherin’ Gets Over 12-Minute Standing Ovation, a Festival Best So Far

The re-teaming of Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and writer/director Martin McDonagh for the first time since In Bruges was met with wild applause in Venice. There were wild cheers for Searchlight’s The Banshees of Inisherin — which also marks McDonagh’s first feature since his Venice-bowing and awards conquering Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri — even […]

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Review: Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson Reunite with Martin McDonagh in Vintage Form

Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan also star in this dark comedy premiering in the Venice competition, about the abrupt breakup of lifelong friends, sparking violence, suffering and self-reflection.

Brendan Gleeson Joins Todd Phillips’ Musical ‘Joker’ Sequel

Brendan Gleeson is set to join Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga in Todd Phillips’ Joker: Folie à Deux, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The Warner Bros. and DC Films project is a sequel to Joker, the Oscar-winning, $1 billion-grossing, 2019 box office hit based on the DC villain. Gleeson’s latest film is Banshees of Inisherin, from […]

Martin McDonagh on Reuniting Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson for ‘Banshees of Inisherin,’ Getting Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Approval

Five years after he landed in Venice with his third feature, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which would go on to box office glory, sweep the 2018 BAFTAs and win Oscars for Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand (prompting her “inclusion rider” speech), Martin McDonagh returns to the Lido with his follow-up. Another black comedy from the […]

Sundance TV’s ‘State of the Union’ Season 2: TV Review

In the second season of Nick Hornby and Stephen Frears' short-form romantic dramedy, Brendan Gleeson and Patricia Clarkson play a new couple in need of marriage counseling.

‘Frank of Ireland’: TV Review

Siblings Brian and Domhnall Gleeson star in a six-episode Amazon comedy about Irish man-children and the people who inexplicably love them.

‘The Comey Rule’: TV Review

Jeff Daniels plays former FBI director James Comey to Brendan Gleeson's Donald Trump in 'The Comey Rule,' Billy Ray's two-part Showtime miniseries about the mess surrounding Hillary Clinton's emails and the Russia probe.