Four Irish actors and one Irish producer have been chosen as Stars of Tomorrow in the international film bible publication Screen International.
Amy Rowan and Carla Stronge have been nominated for the International Best Casting Director Award for their work on Aoife McArdle's Kissing Candice.
Two Irish actors, Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley, have been nominated for the 2019 EE BAFTA Rising Star Award, alongside Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield, and Letitia Wright.
Irish actor, and former UFC fighter, Cathal Pendred has been cast as the lead in Amazon’s adaptation of the horror podcast Lore.
Irish actor Aisling Franciosi has been selected as a European Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Irish-Canadian actress Amybeth McNulty cast in the lead role of Anne Shirley in Netflix's upcoming series Anne, based on Anne of Green Gables.
Dubliner Barry Keoghan has been cast as the lead for U.S. TV channel FX's adaptation of Y: The Last Man, which will be titled Y.
Jennifer Kent has begun production on her latest film, The Nightingale, and cast Italian-born/Dublin-raised Irish actress Aisling Franciosi in the lead.
Alcon Entertainment has hired directors, David Pimentel and Douglas Sweetland, to work on the animated feature adaptation of Shane Hegarty's Darkmouth.
Irish actor Brian Gleeson has been cast in Neil Marshall's reboot of Hellboy. The Dublin-born actor will play the wizard Merlin.