16 November 2020
By Tom Collins
The Clare Echo recently referred to Donald Trump as a ‘Clare Hotelier‘ (technically correct in that Trump has one of his many Golf Hotel’s there, at a place called Doonbeg), well in the same vein please permit us to refer to Jeremy Irons as a ‘Cork Actor’. After all, Irons was awarded the title of honorary Corkman in 2014 and has a holiday home (a restored Castle, no less!) in West Cork. Cork has been lucky to have many famous residents in recent years including Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury, Film Producer David Puttnam, and so on.
Despite the current COVID19 global situation the 72-year-old English veteran actor, Jeremy Irons, is alive and well and is currently filming for a Netflix movie which will start showing in 2021.
Filming is taking place in Germany, and will next move to the UK. ‘Munich’ is b
It is set in Autumn 1938 as Europe stands on the brink of war. Adolf Hitler is preparing to invade Czechoslovakia and Neville Chamberlain’s government desperately seeks a peaceful solution. With the pressure building, Hugh Legat, British civil servant, and Paul von Hartmann, German diplomat, travel to Munich for the emergency Conference. As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the centre of a web of political subterfuge and very real danger. With the whole world watching, can war be averted and, if so, at what cost?
‘Munich’ coming to Netflix in 2021