‘Monumental’ Begins Filming

Monday 26 September 2016 marked the first day of principal photography on Monumental, the new film project for Jeremy Irons.

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Director: Brett Simon

Writers: Annie Burgstede and Chad Faust

Cast: Jeremy Irons, Maria Bello, Jane Seymour, Analeigh Tipton, Edi Gathegi, Alex Sharp and Karan Soni.


Harley (Alex Sharp) and Steph (Analeigh Tipton) accidentally kill their tyrant boss and go on the run.  Overzealous FBI Agent McFadden (Maria Bello) is determined to crush them and wants to teach her rookie partner (Karan Soni) how it’s done.  But while the agents pursue their culprits, our heroes have loftier pursuits.  They kidnap Harley’s Vietnam vet grandfather (Jeremy Irons) to reunite him with the love of his life and pick up a try-hard beatnik hitchhiker (Edi Gathegi) who wants “a real experience with real people”.   And against all common sense, they follow a roadside attractions map with a mysterious history across America’s heartland and take in the sites with the agents getting closer with every state they cross.   While Agent McFadden promises a fatal end to this road trip, this eclectic band of misfits becomes an unlikely family.

Jeremy Irons to Attend The New Yorker Festival 2016



Sat., Oct. 8 — 7:00 P.M. — 90 minutes

Gramercy Theatre
127 E. 23rd St.

Jeremy Irons talks with Rebecca Mead

The real thing.

Jeremy Irons is a film, stage, and television actor. He made his Broadway début in 1984 in Tom Stoppard’s play “The Real Thing,” for which he received a Tony Award for Best Actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film “Reversal of Fortune,” and both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role in the television miniseries “Elizabeth I.” He has also starred in the films “Lolita,” “The Man in the Iron Mask,” and, most recently, “The Man Who Knew Infinity.”

Rebecca Mead joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 1997. She has profiled many subjects, among them Lena Dunham, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Santiago Calatrava, Nico Muhly, Slavoj Zizek, and Loïc Gouzer. She has also written more than a hundred Talk of the Town stories. She is the author of “One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding” and “My Life in Middlemarch.”


BAFTA – Jeremy Irons: A Life in Pictures

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) hosted Oscar-winning and double BAFTA-nominated actor Jeremy Irons, at a special ‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures’ event at BAFTA’s headquarters, 195 Piccadilly in London, on Friday 9 September 2016.

Click on the player below to listen to the complete audio from the event:

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