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Four Kids and It – first look in Screen Daily

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on November 2, 2018  /   No Comments

We’re so happy to be able to share the first still from forthcoming feature film Four Kids and It! Plus there’s great news in Screen Daily that the film is garnering interest at the American Film Market at the moment. The family adventure starring Russell Brand, Paula Patton, Michael Caine and Matthew Goode hits cinemas next year. Read the full article here. Pic credit: Screen Daily


Women On The Verge starts on RTÉ2 this Thursday

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on October 8, 2018  /   No Comments

“Sex and the City & Fleabag’s Irish lovechild” – The Guide (The Guardian) 📺   Women On The Verge starts this Thursday evening, Oct 11th, on RTÉ2 (in Ireland, at 10.30pm) and W Channel (in the UK, at 10pm) 💥🎉


Deadpan’s Heather Browning joins ‘Mindshift’ writing panel Oct 6th

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on October 3, 2018  /   No Comments

The Irish Writers Centre & The Writers Guild of Ireland are hosting a special day of talks, workshops and panels for an insight into best practice in breaking into the TV industry called Mindshift: Breaking into Television this Saturday October 6th 2018. We’re delighted that our Development Executive Heather Browning has been invited to take part in the 2.00pm – 4.00pm panel session alongside James Phelan, which will be chaired by David Kavanagh. More info on the event here.


‘Shadow Director’ opportunity on new feature film

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 26, 2018  /   No Comments

Delighted to offer this Shadow Director opportunity! Apply here through Screen Training Ireland (do not contact us about it directly please) – full details in the link. ▶Feature film, for female directors, career advancement/not entry-level. Deadline Sept 30th 🎬  


Deadpan Pictures co-producing Sharon Horgan’s new project, Women on the Verge

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on August 17, 2018  /   No Comments

We’re absolutely delighted to be the Irish co-producers of Sharon Horgan’s new project, Women on the Verge, which was included in RTÉ‘s new season launch yesterday.  You can read all about the new RTÉ season here. And a little more about Women on the Verge here. Stay tuned for updates! 📺🎉💥     Photo credits: RTÉ


Entertainment Weekly calls Can’t Cope Won’t Cope ‘the perfect binge’

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on August 15, 2018  /   No Comments

More accolades from across the pond for Can’t Cope Won’t Cope, both seasons of which are now available on Netflix international. The below article was first published on the Entertainment Weekly website on 13th August 2018. Enjoy!   Irish friendship dramedy Can’t Cope Won’t Cope should be your next Netflix binge Karl Hussey/RTE ESME DOUGLAS August 13, 2018 at 06:21 PM EDT Originally published here. Irish TV dramedy Can’t Cope Won’t Cope follows two twenty-something best friends, Aisling (Seána Kerslake) and Danielle (Nika McGuigan), as they drink and party their way through Dublin. Though the girls, Aisling, a thrillseeker who works in finance, and Danielle, an even-tempered art student focused on graduating, are inherently …


Can’t Cope Won’t Cope ‘one to watch’ in The NYT

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on August 8, 2018  /   No Comments

Can’t Cope Won’t Cope is one to watch in The New York Times this week, with both seasons now playing on international Netflix. Originally published on The New York Times website, 6th August 2018:   I Like Damaged Protagonists Nika McGuigan, left, and Seána Kerslake in “Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope.” RTE   ‘Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope’ When to watch: Now, on Netflix. Aisling (Seána Kerslake) and Danielle (Nika McGuigan) are two Irish women in their 20s who have left their smaller hometown for the big city, where the bulk of their lives is spent on wild, binge-drinking nights and miserable, hung-over mornings. Their friendship swings from selflessly devoted to toxic and damaging, often …


News in The Sunday Business Post

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on July 23, 2018  /   No Comments

There we are in The Sunday Business Post, sharing great news about new film Four Kids and It and also Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Series 2 (which is on international Netflix at the mo)  Read the article online here.


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 …


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 …