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‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

The critically acclaimed BLACK 47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Oscar-nominated Brooklyn in 2015. Black 47 is set during the Great Irish Famine, and stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix), Jim Broadbent (Oscar®winner for Iris) and the prolific Irish screen and […]

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

The official trailer for the Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) has been released by Wildcard Distribution.  The film will go on release in Ireland from Wednesday 5th September. The action film, which closed the recent Galway Film Fleadh to great acclaim, is set during the Great Irish Famine, and […]

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

The Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) will go on nationwide release on Friday 7th September, with previews scheduled for the previous weekend, 31st August, 1st September and 2nd September. This action film, set during the Great Irish Famine, stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the […]

Irish Film, The Belly of the Whale, signs North American deal with XYZ Films

Irish Film, The Belly of the Whale, signs North American deal with XYZ Films

Los Angeles-based XYZ Films has taken on the Irish black comedy, The Belly of the Whale, directed by Morgan Bushe, and will now represent North American sales for the film.  The film stars Pat Shortt (Garage, Calvary) together with Lewis MacDougall (A Monster Calls, Pan), Art Parkinson (Kubo and The Two Strings, San Andreas), Michael […]

Katie Taylor documentary – Irish company acquires rights, cinema release Summer 2018

Katie Taylor documentary – Irish company acquires rights, cinema release Summer 2018

Irish company, Wildcard, have acquired the distribution rights for the new Katie Taylor documentary, KATIE TAYLOR: THE COMEBACK, with an Irish cinema release set for later this Summer.  The news follows Katie’s IBF World Title win over the weekend. The film, which is directed by Ross Whitaker (Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story) intimately follows champion boxer, […]

Supernatural Irish comedy ‘Extra Ordinary’ begins principal photography

Supernatural Irish comedy ‘Extra Ordinary’ begins principal photography

Wildcard Distribution is delighted to announce the acquisition of new Irish supernatural comedy, EXTRA ORDINARY, which has commenced principal photography, with the shoot to take place over 5 weeks in Tullamore, Kildare and Dublin.  The debut feature from writer/directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, (aka Team D.A.D.D.Y.) stars comedian/writer/actress Maeve Higgins (Naked Camera, Inside Amy […]

Irish horror film ‘The Cured’ to open in Irish cinemas 20th April

Irish horror film ‘The Cured’ to open in Irish cinemas 20th April

The smart and scary horror film, The Cured, starring Oscar-nominated Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) along with Irish acting talent Sam Keeley (Anthropoid, What Richard Did) and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (The Infiltrator, Love/Hate) will open in Irish cinemas on Friday 20th April. The film, which is Irish writer/director, David Freyne’s feature debut, is set in the aftermath