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Contest: Win Killing Bono New York Screening Passes!

10 November 2011 11:47 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

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Based on real events, Killing Bono tells the story of young Irish rocker Neil McCormick and his younger brother, Ivan, who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their school friends form U2 and become the biggest band in the world. »

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‘Killing Bono’ Trailer – A Story About the Guys Who Didn’t Make It

13 September 2011 1:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

[1] We all know the beats of the typical rock star origin story -- a talented, passionate young person finds his calling in life and overcomes adversity to achieve fame and success, etc. But what about the guy who didn't make it? The guy who put in the same sweat and blood and tears but never quite managed to scrape together enough talent or luck to actually break into the big time? We first showed you the trailer [2] for Killing Bono back in December, but now a new, very similar trailer has been released for its U.S. premiere this fall. The reality-based tale follows two brothers, Neil and Ivan McCormick (Ben Barnes and Robert Sheehan) who start a band to rival their school friend Paul's (Martin McCann) group The Hype. But as The Hype gets bigger and bigger -- and eventually changes their name to U2 -- Neil and Ivan »

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