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Welcome to Domhnall Gleeson Network - Your premiere source dedicated to Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson. You may know Domhnall from "Ex-Machina", "About Time", "Unbroken" or the Harry Potter Franchise. He can next be seen in the anticipated "Star Wars: Episode VII" and "The Revenant". We aim to provide you with the most comprehensive content and latest news & updates on Domhnall's career.

Domhnall is featured in the November 2013 issue of Details Magazine (with Chris Hemsworth on the cover). We added the scan and outtake of the photoshoot in our gallery. You can find the interview below/inside.

Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson lends his infectious everyman charm to About Time, a rom-com we can believe in.

Name: Domhnall Gleeson

Where You’ve Seen Him Before: The 30-year-old Dublin native scored a Tony nomination at just 23 for his role in The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Supporting parts in Hollywood films followed (he played the eldest Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 alongside his father, famed character actor Brendan Gleeson), including his buzzed-about turn as the painfully earnest Levin in 2012’s Anna Karenina.

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The Irish Film & Television Network is reporting that Domhnall is being linked to the adaption of “Brooklyn” with Irish actress Saoirse Ronan set to star in.

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan is set to take on the leading role in upcoming ‘Brooklyn’, adapted from the 2009 Colm Tóibín novel of the same name.

Director John Crowley has confirmed that Ms. Ronan will replace the originally-cast Rooney Mara (‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’) as Eilis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant in 1950’s New York whose blossoming relationship with an Italian plumber is threatened when tragedy calls her home once more.

The ‘Intermission’ and ‘Boy A’ director dubbed the novel “exquisite”, and expressed high praise for the Nick Horny-adapted screenplay, hoping to tell a “story we’ve never seen on film, certainly not from Ireland yet”.

‘About Time’ star Domhnall Gleeson has also been linked to the project, which is to be produced by Finola Dwyer of Wildgaze Films.


THR is reporting that Universal confirmed the production of Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken” and Domhnall is also officially confirmed as part of the cast.

Angelina Jolie will direct Unbroken in the Australian states of NSW and Queensland, it was confirmed Tuesday, with the shoot based at Sydney’s Fox Studios Australia and Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast and is set to start filming Oct. 21.

Jolie visited both states in early September, finalizing locations for the World War II-set biopic of U.S. Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini. It will shoot in Sydney, regional locations in NSW and Village Roadshow Studios and its water tank on the Gold Coast, while it’s also expected that some of the visual effects work will be done by NSW companies.

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About Time” just won the Wuaki.TV Audience award for Best European Film at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain. Screen Daily has a report about it:

Richard Curtis’ time-travel romance wins European Film award; other prizes go to films by Kore-eda, Tavernier, Teplitzky and Vallee.

The 61st San Sebastian Film Festival has awarded Richard Curtis comedy About Time the prize for European Film.

The film stars Domnhall Gleeson as a young man who discovers he can travel in time and uses his newfound power to get a girlfriend, played by Rachel McAdams. It has played at film festivals in Edinburgh, Locarno and Rio, and is heading for New York and the Hamptons.

The festival is closing today, for more information about the festival and the other winners be sure to head over to the official website. Congratulations to the cast and crew for the first win!


The official website for the New York Film Festival updated the “About Time” page with confirmation that Domhnall is expected to attend the festival for the festival screening on October 1st. He and his co-star Bill Nighy and director Richard Curtis will also do a Q&A before/after the movie.

Director Richard Curtis and stars Bill Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson in person for Q&A on October 1!

The movie is selected for the festival as part of the main slate and will have a second screening on October 2nd and another screening on October 6th.


It has been announced that “About Time” will be the Southampton Opener of this year’s Hamptons International Film Festival.

The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is thrilled to announce that Director Richard Curtis’ ABOUT TIME will be the Southampton opener on Friday, October 11th and that Saturday’s Centerpiece Film is AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY directed by John Wells. As previously announced, KILL YOUR DARLINGS will open the Festival on October 10th; 12 YEARS A SLAVE will close the Festival; and NEBRASKA is the Sunday Centerpiece.

It has been announced that Richard Curtis is among the people expected to attend the festival, but we hope Domhnall is able to attend as well. The movie is also selected for the New York Film Festival with screenings on October 1st and 2nd. For more information about the festival be sure to head over to the official website. Tickets will go on sale this friday.


ScreenDaily has some international box office numbers of “About Time“.

Working Title rom-com About Time starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson debuted in seven territories on $2.1m from 777 theatres for an early $9.5m. The film added $1.2m in the UK from 457 for $8.5m after three weekends.

After it’s #1 opening weekend in the UK it came it 4th in it’s second week and it’s not yet announced which place it will be this week. The movie will be released November 1st (limited) and November 8th (wide) in the US. The international release dates can be found on the official facebook account.


Emma Freud, script editor and partner of Richard Curtis, revealed earlier this week on her official twitter account that the cast of “About Time” were recording the DVD commentary of the movie. We assume (and hpe) Domhnall was also there for the recording.

No DVD/Blu-Ray release date has been set yet.

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