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Efa to honour Pierce Brosnan

Efa to honour Pierce Brosnan
Former James Bond actor will receive the European Achievement in World Cinema award.

In recognition of an extensive career both in front of the camera and behind the scenes as a producer, the European Film Academy will this year present Pierce Brosnan with its honorary European Achievement in World Cinema award.

He will be a guest at the 29th European Film Awards Ceremony on December 10 in Wroclaw.

Brosnan’s numerous film credits include The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), The Matador (2005), Mamma Mia! (2008), The Ghost Writer (2010) and The November Man (2014).

From 1995 to 2002, he starred as James Bond in Golden Eye, Tomorrow Never Dies (for which he received an Efa nomination), The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day.

In addition to working in front of the camera, Brosnan launched his own production company and has produced 11 films including The Nephew (1998), The Match (1999), Laws of Attraction (2004), The Greatest (2010) and I.T. (2016).

Brosnan most recently completed production on Martin Campbell’s thriller
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Beau St. Clair, Pierce Brosnan’s Producing Partner, Dies

Beau St. Clair, who served as Pierce Brosnan’s producing partner for two decades, died Saturday at her home in Malibu following a battle with ovarian cancer. She was 63.

Brosnan was with St. Clair a few hours before her passing, according to publicist Jennifer Allen.

St. Clair — a California native — and Brosnan founded Los Angeles-based Irish DreamTime in 1996 with backing from MGM after Brosnan starred as James Bond in 1995’s “GoldenEye.”

Irish DreamTime’s first production was the 1998 drama “The Nephew,” followed by the remake of “The Thomas Crown Affair,” which starred Brosnan and Rene Russo. Other Irish DreamTime productions included “The Laws of Attraction,” “Matador,” “November Man,” “Evelyn,” “The Greatest,” “Some Kind of Beautiful” and the yet-to-be-released “I.T.

She also was a producer on the 2002 remake of “Rollerball.”

Prior to teaming up with Brosnan, St. Clair was an assistant to Jerome Hellman and worked on “The Mosquito Coast,” “Hideaway,
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Pierce Brosnan: The Hollywood Flashback Interview

I interviewed Pierce Brosnan in conjunction with his third outing as James Bond, in Michael Apted's The World Is Not Enough, in 1999. Brosnan was alternately charming, erudite, thoughtful and intense during our two hour chat. His native intelligence shone through it all, as did a sense of decency which many people seem to acquire after enduring and surviving hardship in their formative years.

Bonding With Brosnan

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Alex Simon

There are several dangers in becoming a cultural icon, not the least of which is the stigma that your public will forever keep you imprisoned in the mold of your iconography, allowing the recipient a privileged, if imprisoned, existence, particularly if that person is an artist. Sean Connery faced just such a dilemma during the height of James Bond-mania in the mid-60's. A serious actor, Connery desperately wanted to break out of the action hero mold that was British Superspy James Bond,
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Pierce Brosnan’s Daughter Dies Of Ovarian Cancer At 41

  • HollywoodLife
So sad. Twenty-two years after losing his first wife, Cassandra Harris, to ovarian cancer, Pierce Brosnan’s daughter, Charlotte, died of the same disease on June 28.

Charlotte Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan’s daughter, died on June 28, after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer.

Pierce Brosnan Daughter Dies — Ovarian Cancer Takes Life Of Charlotte Brosnan

“On June 28 at 2 p.m. my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by her husband Alex, children Isabella and Lucas and brothers Christopher and Sean,” Pierce, 60, told People.

“Charlotte fought her cancer with grace and humanity, courage and dignity. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our beautiful dear girl. We pray for her and that the cure for this wretched disease will be close at hand soon. We thank everyone for their heartfelt condolences,” the actor continued.

Charlotte was adopted by the Irish actor in 1986 when her biological father,
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O'Hanlon & Roe Star in 'Val Falvey'

  • IFTN
Grand Pictures has announced details of a new 6 x half hour comedy series 'Val Falvey, T.D.' Written by Arthur Mathews (Father Ted) and Paul Woodfull (Stew) and directed by Pj Dillon (Stew), the series stars Ardal O'Hanlon (Father Ted) and Owen Roe (Alarm). Supporting cast includes Amelia Crowley (The Wake Wood), Phelim Drew (The Nephew), Simon Delaney (Bachelors Walk) and Brendan Dempsey (The Revenge of Alistair Fury). Five weeks of filming on various locations in Kildare and Meath is due to wrap on 5 June. Shooting on Dv, Fionn Comerford is on camera with Driscoll Calder (32A) as costume designer. Editing is by Ray Roantree (George Gently, Rock Rivals) and will take place at Screen Scene in Dublin.
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