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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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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