Cillian Murphy spotted filming new movie in Ireland

Cillian Murphy

It had originally been reported that Cillian Murphy would only be behind the camera in his upcoming movie.

However, new pictures have shown Cillian in costume for the upcoming adaptation of Small Things Like These.

Yes, new photos have emerged of Cillian filming the upcoming movie right here on our shores.

A local woman snapped the Peaky Blinders actor working on the film.

He looked every inch the eighties dad with his green woollen jumper, brown trousers and work boots.

They are currently filming in New Ross in Wexford.

According to Deadline, he will be starring in and producing the big-screen adaptation of Wexford author Claire Keegan’s Booker Prize-nominated bestseller, with filming currently taking place in Ireland.

While we were unsure if Cillian would be acting in the movie, which is set in 1985, the US entertainment trade publication has now revealed that he will play the main character, Bill Furlong, a coal merchant and family man preparing for his busiest season.

While delivering an order to the local convent one morning, Bill makes a discovery which forces him to confront both his past.

The Cork actor will star alongside Ciarán Hinds and Emily Watson, with the script being written by Cillian’s longtime collaborator, playwright Enda Walsh.

You may also recognise Keegan’s name after her book, Foster was the basis for the Oscar-nominated Irish-language film An Cailín Ciúin.

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