Irish Film: First image from John Carney’s Sing Street

Behold we have a first image from Begin Again and Once director John Carney’s Dublin based drama Sing Street.

The film is a musical and is set in 1980’s Dublin. It sees a young boy, who having experienced a tough time at home, strikes out on his own and forms a band.

A host of Irish talent star in the film including Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Jack Reynor, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and Aidan Gillen, as well as English actress Lucy Boynton.

Sing Street is produced by Martina Niland (Milo) of Cosmo Films, Anthony Bregman (The Circle) of Likely Story, and John Carney of Distressed Films. Co-production partners are FilmWave’s Paul Trijbits (Alone in Berlin) and Christian Grass. The film was funded by the IFB and Merced Media Partners, and has already secured distribution through The Weinstein Company. It is due out next year.