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Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' booed at Cannes

Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' booed at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 20 (UPI) --Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River' received polarizing reviews Tuesday at Cannes.
Annie Martin
Ryan Gosling will make his directorial debut at Cannes Film Festival

Ryan Gosling will make his directorial debut at Cannes Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Ryan Gosling will make his directorial debut at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival with fantasy film "Lost River," starring Christina Hendricks.
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'Star Wars: Episode VII' begins filming

'Star Wars: Episode VII' begins filming

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Production on "Star Wars: Episode VII" began last week, and the cast is almost completely assembled.
Annie Martin
Ralph Fiennes relishes comedic role in 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

Ralph Fiennes relishes comedic role in 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- British actor Ralph Fiennes says he was thrilled to play Gustave, the ambitious and charming concierge in Wes Anderson's 1930s Europe-set comedy "The Grand Budapest Hotel," because he is such a fascinating character.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Beloved Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and his son Domhnall were both nominated for the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Film Thursday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Saoirse Ronan might have lost 'Star Wars' role by blabbing

Saoirse Ronan might have lost 'Star Wars' role by blabbing

(UPI) -- Saoirse Ronan may be one of the hottest young actresses in Hollywood but there's one highly anticipated franchise she won't be in.
Gabrielle Levy
'Starred Up' earns 8 British Independent Film Award nominations

'Starred Up' earns 8 British Independent Film Award nominations

LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The prison drama "Starred Up" led the field Monday with nominations for eight British Independent Film Awards.
Saoirse Ronan says she auditioned for 'Star Wars'

Saoirse Ronan says she auditioned for 'Star Wars'

LONDON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- New York-born Irish actress Saoirse Ronan says she has auditioned for Hollywood's "Star Wars: Episode VII," but she declined to say for which role she is vying.
Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Northern Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan says he wasn't satisfied with the way his historical drama "The Borgias" ended its three-season run on Showtime last month.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Diane Kruger to play police detective with Asperger's in new FX series 'The Bridge'

Diane Kruger to play police detective with Asperger's in new FX series 'The Bridge'

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- German-born actress Diane Kruger says she has signed on to star in "The Bridge," a new FX crime drama set on the Mexican-American border.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Author Stephenie Meyer talks about work after 'Twilight'

Author Stephenie Meyer talks about work after 'Twilight'

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- American author Stephenie Meyer says penning her book "The Host" was a freeing experience after her "Twilight" vampire novels became first a literary phenomenon, then a series of blockbuster movies.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Wright to direct Ronan, Blanchett in film

Wright to direct Ronan, Blanchett in film

LONDON, March 11 (UPI) -- British film director Joe Wright is to begin shooting his new adventure thriller "Hanna" in Europe, Focus Features announced Thursday.
Abrams, Ronan to be honored at Irish gala

Abrams, Ronan to be honored at Irish gala

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S.-Ireland Alliance says it plans to honor J.J. Abrams, Saoirse Ronan and Seamus McGarvey at a gala in Los Angeles.
DeVito to direct 'Charlotte Doyle'

DeVito to direct 'Charlotte Doyle'

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Pierce Brosnan and Morgan Freeman are set to star in Danny DeVito's big-screen adaptation of the U.S. novel, "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle."

Swinton wins supporting actress Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Tilda Swinton won the best supporting actress Oscar in Los Angeles Sunday for her performance in the legal thriller "Michael Clayton."
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Saoirse Ronan attends the15th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on January 15, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Saoirse Ronan (pronounced /ˈsɪərʃə ˈroʊnən/; born 12 April 1994) is an Irish actress. She is the eleventh youngest person to be nominated for an Academy Award and the seventh youngest to be nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Ronan received multiple award nominations for her role as the young Briony Tallis in the film Atonement. She played Susie Salmon in the 2009 film adaptation of the novel, The Lovely Bones (for which she received The Critics Choice Movie Award for "Best Young Actor/Actress"), and Lina Mayfleet in City of Ember.

Ronan, an only child, was born in New York City. She is the daughter of Irish parents Monica and Paul Ronan – the latter an actor – who were living in New York at the time. She was raised in County Carlow, Ireland, having moved to Ireland when she was three years old. As a small child, she sometimes accompanied her father on the set when he was working on such films as The Devil's Own and Veronica Guerin.

and lives in County Carlow.

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