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Russell Brand&Paula Patton join cast of Four Kids and It

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on July 20, 2018  /   No Comments

Russell Brand and Paula Patton have joined Michael Caine and Matthew Goode in the family action adventure film Four Kids And It. The feature, now shooting in Ireland, is written by Simon Lewis and based on Jacqueline Wilson’s best-selling novel Four Children and It. Deadpan Pictures’ Paul Donovan is co-producing with Andy De Emmony (Father Ted) directing. Pic credit: The Hollywood Reporter You can read more about it in this Hollywood Reporter article, and the most recent press release is below (press contacts at the end). Thanks for reading!   Full Press Release – 19th July 2018: RUSSELL BRAND AND PAULA PATTON JOIN MICHAEL CAINE AND MATTHEW GOODE IN THE FAMILY ACTION ADVENTURE FILM ‘FOUR …

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Watch Can’t Cope Won’t Cope in the UK

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on July 13, 2018  /   No Comments

The folks over at BBC iPlayer have both series of Can’t Cope Won’t Cope available at the mo, but it’s for a limited time only so if you’re in the UK hop over here and watch them quick! Living and dying from the weekend in Dublin.. Some say it caused the recession, Coppers getting its own ATM. It’s certainly put a dent in the bank accounts of Aisling O’ Dowd (Seana Kerslake) and Danielle Mullane (Nika McGuigan). CCWC is a dark comic drama detailing the unraveling of a friendship between two co-dependent young women as the hangover wears off and their lives and priorities begin to radically diverge. Danielle and Aisling get as excited about the ‘euro saver menu’ as their school friends …

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Nowhere Fast now on RTE Player

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on July 13, 2018  /   No Comments

All six episodes of Nowhere Fast, starring Alison Spittle, are available on RTÉ Player right now! Hurry before they disappear.   Nowhere Fast is a comedy about women in rural Ireland, and one woman in particular. Fresh from a disaster in her media career in the big smoke, Angela returns to her family home to lick her wounds and plan her next move.  Can she escape the quicksand of small town Ireland and get her life back on track? And in the meantime can she keep her friends and family happy so she can get lifts? Starring along side Spittle are Clare Monnelly (Moone Boy), Genevieve Hulme Beaman (Pondling) as Angela’s best friends Mary …

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Nowhere Fast airs on RTE 2 Monday 13th at 10pm

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on November 13, 2017  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures’ comedy ‘Nowhere Fast’ will air on RTE2 tonight at 10pm. The six part comedy drama is the brain child of stand up comedian Alison Spittle and is a comedy about life in small town Ireland as seen from the perspective of the returning millennial. Alison will play our leading lady, Angela.  Starring alongside Spittle are Clare Monnelly (Moone Boy), Genevieve Hulme Beaman (Pondling) as Angela’s best friends Mary and Brid, with Angela’s family being played by a stellar cast including Cathy Belton (Red Rock/Roy) and Mark Doherty (Moone Boy/ A Film with Me in It). The Series is written by Spittle and Simon Mulholland, with additional writing by …

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Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Begins Filming Series 2

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on November 13, 2017  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures’ hit comedy drama ‘Can’t Cope Won’t Cope’ has returned and started shooting series 2 in Dublin today. Once again it stars the magnetic talent of Seana Kerslake (A Date for Mad Mary) and Nika McGuigan (Traders) as our leading ladies. The 6-part half-hour series is written by Stefanie Preissner (Solpadine is my Boyfriend), being produced by Ailish McElmeel (Nowhere Fast/Halal Daddy) and with director Imogen Murphy (Redrock) taking the reins for season 2. Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Series 2 sees Aisling and Danielle struggling with the new normality of being apart. We meet Aisling after she’s had her soul sucked out of her by Mallow town for an …

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Halal Daddy to Premiere at Edinburgh Film Festival 2017

Deadpan Pictures is delighted to announce, that HALAL DADDY directed by Conor McDermottroe will Premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festical. Co-written by Sligo native McDermottroe and Viva screenwriter Mark O’Halloran, Halal Daddy boasts a superb cast, including Nikesh Patel (Indian Summers, London Has Fallen) who stars as lead Raghdan, Colm Meaney (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Hell On Wheels), Art Malik (True Lies, Sex and The City 2), Sarah Bolger (In America, The Spiderwick Chronicles), Deirdre O Kane (Noble, Intermission, Moone Boy), Paul Tylak (The Secret of Kells, Stew, Father Ted) and David Kross (The Reader, War Horse). McDermottroe was also surrounded by a stellar production crew whilst filming HALAL …

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Halal Daddy in Irish Cinemas from June 30th!

Deadpan Pictures is delighted to announce, that HALAL DADDY directed by Conor McDermottroe will hit Irish cinemas on June 30th. Co-written by Sligo native McDermottroe and Viva screenwriter Mark O’Halloran, Halal Daddy boasts a superb cast, including Nikesh Patel (Indian Summers, London Has Fallen) who stars as lead Raghdan, Colm Meaney (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Hell On Wheels), Art Malik (True Lies, Sex and The City 2), Sarah Bolger (In America, The Spiderwick Chronicles), Deirdre O Kane (Noble, Intermission, Moone Boy), Paul Tylak (The Secret of Kells, Stew, Father Ted) and David Kross (The Reader, War Horse). McDermottroe was also surrounded by a stellar production crew whilst filming HALAL …

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Deadpan Pictures’ comedy ‘Nowhere Fast’ has started shooting in Dublin.

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on March 8, 2017  /   No Comments

Nowhere Fast Deadpan Pictures’ comedy ‘Nowhere Fast’ has started shooting in Dublin. The brain child of stand up comedian Alison Spittle ‘Nowhere Fast’ is a comedy about life in small town Ireland as seen from the perspective of the returning millennial.  Alison will play our leading lady, Angela. Starring along side Spittle are Clare Monnelly (Moone Boy), Genevieve Hulme Beaman (Pondling) as Angela’s best friends Mary and Brid, with Angela’s family being played by a stellar cast including Cathy Belton (Red Rock/Philomena/Roy) and Mark Doherty (Moone Boy/ A Film with Me in It). Written by Spittle and Simon Mulholland, with additional writing by Cian McGarrigle.  We’re delighted that we’ve managed …

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Can’t Cope Won’t Cope sells to BBC Three

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on February 2, 2017  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures is delighted to announce that their comedy drama ‘Can’t Cope Won’t Cope’ will broadcast later this year to British audiences on BBC Three.   Can’t Cope Won’t Cope follows two Cork girls, Aisling (Seána Kerslake, A Date for Mad Mary) and Danielle (Nika McGuigan, Philomena), as they navigate Dublin and the perilous waters of adulthood. Fuelled by Vodka and bolstered by a sense of entitlement these girls run, as unfit as they are, away from the reality that awaits them. Ailish McElmeel Producer, Deadpan Pictures is “thrilled that the BBC are bringing Can’t Cope Won’t Cope to UK audiences.  BBC 3 is the perfect home for our girls, Aisling and …

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Can’t Cope Won’t Cope – RTE2 Launch

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 22, 2016  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures launches brand new darkly comic drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope on RTE2 Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope, written by Stefanie Preissner and directed by Cathy Brady, is a six-part series about two Cork girls whose lives revolve around partying in Dublin but who start to drift apart as one of them spirals out of control. Irish audiences got to see the drama first when it aired with a special double-bill episode on Monday, September 19th at 10pm on RTÉ2. Starring up-and-coming actresses Seána Kerslake (A Date for Mad Mary) and Nika McGuigan (Traders,) Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope shines a light on what it’s like to be young and somewhat reckless …

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