Still from "True Grit", Domhnall Gleeson

Coen brothers film was 'a dream' for Domhnall Gleeson - SEE VIDEO


Still from "True Grit", Domhnall Gleeson

Fans of the "Harry Potter" films will know him as one of the Weasley clan, but Brendan Gleeson's eldest son Domhnall, 27, prefers much more arty fare. This week he told the press that working with the Coen brothers (who have given the world crossover hits like "Blood Simple" and "Fargo") was a "dream come true."

Despite his enthusiasm for their work Gleeson still insists he has no plans to move to Hollywood, though. The young Irish actor spent the summer with directors Ethan and Joel Coen along with veteran Coen favorite Jeff Bridges on a remake of the classic Western, "True Grit".

"Working with the Coen brothers was a dream come true," Gleeson said. "Basically I was working with people who are at the top of their game and that haven't put a foot wrong. I've watched all of their work, and seeing them on set and seeing them doing their thing is incredible.

"When I first met my agent in America and he asked me who would I most like to work with, my first answer was the Coen brothers, and that was four years go. They were at the very top of my list then and I've gotten to work with them now."

Domhnall, who earned a Tony Award nomination in 2006 for his role in The Lieutenant Of Inishmore on Broadway will next reunite with his dad next year when Brendan directs a film version of the Irish classic "At Swim-Two-Birds" by Flann O'Brien, also starring Colin Farrell, Cillian Murphy and Michael Fassbender.


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