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# actors - Monday 16 November, 2020

Hollywood actors close in on Wrexham takeover
# COULDN'T SCRIPT IT
From The42
# COULDN'T SCRIPT IT

Hollywood actors close in on Wrexham takeover

Nov 16th 2020, 5:21 PM 5,532 Views 4 Comments

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s bid was approved by the National League club’s Supporters Trust.

# actors - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in the world
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in the world

Aug 12th 2020, 11:02 AM 43,769 Views 58 Comments

Here is the full top 10, according to Forbes.

# actors - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'
# Complaint
# Complaint

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'

Jan 30th 2019, 5:49 PM 7,211 Views 7 Comments

That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.

# actors - Monday 28 January, 2019

Black Panther scores top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards
# Sag Awards
# Sag Awards

Black Panther scores top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Jan 28th 2019, 9:05 AM 17,611 Views 26 Comments

The film won for best ensemble cast, defeating A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody and Crazy Rich Asians.

# actors - Friday 30 March, 2018

Heartbeat and Worzel Gummidge star Bill Maynard dies aged 89
# Greengrass
# Greengrass

Heartbeat and Worzel Gummidge star Bill Maynard dies aged 89

Mar 30th 2018, 5:52 PM 30,414 Views 23 Comments

He died in hospital not long after breaking his hip in a fall.

# actors - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Filmbase to go into liquidation after 32 years
# Debts
# Debts

Filmbase to go into liquidation after 32 years

Mar 15th 2018, 1:02 PM 35,361 Views 13 Comments

The organisation is going into voluntary liquidation due to debts that have accumulated to the point where it is ‘unrealistic’ to continue operations.

# actors - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal
# Dear Sisters
# Dear Sisters

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:10 AM 13,897 Views 52 Comments

Over 300 influential women have signed it.

# actors - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress
# Forbes
# Forbes

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Aug 17th 2017, 12:26 PM 20,421 Views 39 Comments

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

# actors - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors
# Get Out
# Get Out

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors

Mar 9th 2017, 4:18 PM 29,542 Views 36 Comments

He has criticised the system that allows black actors from overseas take prominent roles in American films.

# actors - Sunday 28 February, 2016

RANKED: 10 movies that won best picture Oscar — and what should have won
# And The Award Goes To
# And The Award Goes To

RANKED: 10 movies that won best picture Oscar — and what should have won

Feb 28th 2016, 5:00 PM 26,120 Views 49 Comments

Take a look back at some past winners. Do you agree the best won on the night?

# actors - Sunday 29 November, 2015

"The point that he’s making is the bull**** of the upper classes - we’re still unchanged now"
# Importance Of Being Earnest
# Importance Of Being Earnest

"The point that he’s making is the bull**** of the upper classes - we’re still unchanged now"

Nov 29th 2015, 7:00 PM 19,184 Views 14 Comments

We chatted to two of the actors in this new production of the famous Oscar Wilde play.

# actors - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Which Actor Is Missing From The Irish Movie Scene?
# Missing In Action
From The Daily Edge
# Missing In Action

Which Actor Is Missing From The Irish Movie Scene?

Oct 4th 2015, 9:15 PM 4,919 Views 2 Comments

It’s like they were never there.

# actors - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Can You Name That Character Actor?
# That Guy
From The Daily Edge
# That Guy

Can You Name That Character Actor?

Mar 8th 2015, 3:02 PM 7,367 Views 4 Comments

You know them as “that guy” — but what is their name?

# actors - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

This video of Irish actors crying on demand is oddly compelling
# Tears
From The Daily Edge
# Tears

This video of Irish actors crying on demand is oddly compelling

Feb 25th 2015, 8:15 PM 2,910 Views 1 Comment

So, THAT’S how it’s done.

# actors - Sunday 28 December, 2014

And the highest grossing Hollywood actors in 2014 are...
# Top Earners
From The Daily Edge
# Top Earners

And the highest grossing Hollywood actors in 2014 are...

Dec 28th 2014, 2:29 PM 31,461 Views 37 Comments

Gettin’ those dolla bills.

# actors - Saturday 9 August, 2014

18 actors who NEARLY got those iconic parts
# CASTING COUCH
From The Daily Edge
# CASTING COUCH

18 actors who NEARLY got those iconic parts

Aug 9th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,818 Views 46 Comments

How different it all could have been.

People have been camping out to audition for TV3's new soap
# Dedicated
From The Daily Edge
# Dedicated

People have been camping out to audition for TV3's new soap

Aug 9th 2014, 11:31 AM 4,165 Views 3 Comments

They REALLY want a role.

# actors - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Legendary actor James Garner of 'The Great Escape' and 'The Notebook' dies aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary actor James Garner of 'The Great Escape' and 'The Notebook' dies aged 86

Jul 20th 2014, 9:12 AM 18,397 Views 38 Comments

He appeared in films over seven decades but is perhaps best known for TV roles in Maverick and the Rockford Files.

# actors - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Zach Braff and Donald Faison sang Guy Love at a film screening
# Chocolate Bear
From The Daily Edge
# Chocolate Bear

Zach Braff and Donald Faison sang Guy Love at a film screening

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:30 PM 2,088 Views 2 Comments

It’s guy looooove, between twooooo guyyyyyyyys.

# actors - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Calvary the most successful Irish film this year, grossing €1.5m
# Box Office
# Box Office

Calvary the most successful Irish film this year, grossing €1.5m

May 13th 2014, 2:30 PM 9,935 Views 38 Comments

The movie is also the fifth highest grossing film to go on general release in Ireland.

# actors - Monday 5 May, 2014

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it

May 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,555 Views 7 Comments

A look behind the scenes at the Abbey Theatre’s new production of Twelfth Night.

# actors - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Photos: Here are the red carpet arrivals from the IFTAs
# Fierce Glam
# Fierce Glam

Photos: Here are the red carpet arrivals from the IFTAs

Apr 5th 2014, 7:18 PM 39,098 Views 53 Comments

Frocks? Check. Skinny ties? Check. Amazing moustaches? Check.

# actors - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Vin Diesel pays heartfelt tribute to late co-star Paul Walker
# Paul Walker
From The Daily Edge
# Paul Walker

Vin Diesel pays heartfelt tribute to late co-star Paul Walker

Dec 3rd 2013, 2:41 PM 3,752 Views 0 Comments

The actor was killed in a car crash on Saturday.

# actors - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Meet the most famous actors who've never won an Emmy Award
# Emmys
From The Daily Edge
# Emmys

Meet the most famous actors who've never won an Emmy Award

Sep 22nd 2013, 9:30 AM 17,919 Views 22 Comments

They were robbed. ROBBED.

# actors - Sunday 18 August, 2013

7 of the best portrayals of real-life people on film...
# Imitation Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# Imitation Of Life

7 of the best portrayals of real-life people on film...

Aug 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 22,968 Views 94 Comments

…and one of the worst.

# actors - Thursday 11 July, 2013

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Pacific Rim and educating monsters
# Trailers
From The Daily Edge
# Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Pacific Rim and educating monsters

Jul 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 4,657 Views 11 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# actors - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?

Jun 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 118 Views 8 Comments

George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana are just some of the famous people to be immortalised on film, but is it ever possible to give a balanced portrayal of a person? Darren Mooney writes about the challenging world of the bioepic.

# actors - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Here is why Channing Tatum is the new Ryan Gosling
# Sorry Ryan
From The Daily Edge
# Sorry Ryan

Here is why Channing Tatum is the new Ryan Gosling

Jun 26th 2013, 1:33 PM 2,462 Views 0 Comments

A controversial opinion but we stand by it.

# actors - Sunday 28 April, 2013

6 stars you'd be surprised got their start 20 years ago
# Film Flashback
From The Daily Edge
# Film Flashback

6 stars you'd be surprised got their start 20 years ago

Apr 28th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,953 Views 11 Comments

You’ll feel a bit old reading this.

# actors - Friday 12 April, 2013

Poll: Is filming a performance on your mobile phone acceptable?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is filming a performance on your mobile phone acceptable?

Apr 12th 2013, 10:01 AM 13,510 Views 90 Comments

We’d like to know what you think…

# actors - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Column: In a celebrity obsessed world is it any surprise we love the red carpet drama
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In a celebrity obsessed world is it any surprise we love the red carpet drama

Feb 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 54 Views 19 Comments

With the glitz and glamour of the Oscars hitting our screens tonight, Kim Cadogan questions why we obsess over the clothing choices of the rich and famous.

# actors - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Which sport has the coolest fans?
# Famous Faces
From The42
# Famous Faces

Which sport has the coolest fans?

Feb 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 21,645 Views 19 Comments

I’ll see your Jack Nicholson and I’ll raise you a Bill Murray.

# actors - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

Jan 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 834 Views 22 Comments

The film industry is one of our few economic bright spots, writes Simon Carty – so we should support it now more than ever.

# actors - Monday 1 October, 2012

One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey
# Shakeswho?
# Shakeswho?

One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey

Oct 1st 2012, 10:21 AM 4,843 Views 56 Comments

The survey also found that 5 per cent of people aged 18 to 34 believe that the playwright’s most famous work is Cinderella…

# actors - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Slideshow: The 83rd anniversary of the first Academy Awards ceremony
# Academy Awards
From The Daily Edge
# Academy Awards

Slideshow: The 83rd anniversary of the first Academy Awards ceremony

May 16th 2012, 6:40 PM 5,013 Views 9 Comments

Check out some of the black-and-white treasures from years past…

# actors - Monday 26 March, 2012

18 actors who are Ivy League graduates
# Star Smarts
From The Daily Edge
# Star Smarts

18 actors who are Ivy League graduates

Mar 26th 2012, 1:43 PM 1,539 Views 0 Comments

They’re beautiful, talented and – yes – even intelligent… Jealous much?

# actors - Friday 2 December, 2011

Nando's pulls 'dictator' ads following complaints
# Nando's
From The Daily Edge
# Nando's

Nando's pulls 'dictator' ads following complaints

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:45 AM 3,033 Views 5 Comments

The controversial South African ad depicted Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as ‘the last dictator standing’, and was pulled following protests from his country.

# actors - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

IFTA nominations: Where have all the actresses gone?
# IFTAs
# IFTAs

IFTA nominations: Where have all the actresses gone?

Jan 11th 2011, 6:10 PM 2,213 Views 0 Comments

Irish film award body says female actors only get one ‘lead role’ category while male actors get two because there were “insufficient” submissions from women.