\"Brendan

Brendan O'Carroll's "Mrs Brown" movie has started filming in Dublin Photo by: Irish Post

Brendan O’Carroll’s “Mrs Brown” comes home to Dublin to film movie (VIDEO)

\"Brendan

Brendan O'Carroll's "Mrs Brown" movie has started filming in Dublin Photo by: Irish Post

Irish comedian Brendan O’Carroll’s foul mouthed female alter ego Mrs Brown is ready for her close up.

According to the Irish Times the title character of the comedy smash hit is reportedly filming the first of what O’Carroll hopes will become a franchise of Mrs Brown films.

This week O’Carroll was reportedly filming in Dublin’s famed Moore Street, which he compared to performing in a stadium due to the crowds of passersby gawking at the camera crews.

The $6.5 million film, if it gains the audience the TV series did, could soon rank as the most popular television and film franchise ever to have come out of Ireland.

In the new film Agnes Brown reportedly finds herself facing down a crooked Eastern European developer who wants to take down her market stall and build a set of apartments.

Mrs Brown is becoming an international phenomenon. It recently started showing in Canada and all 220,000 tickets to the stage show sold out in Australia. It’s also become the number one comedy show on Romanian television, where Carroll insisted that Mrs Brown’s gay son Rory be kept in the show despite reservations from the conservative television companies there.

The film will reportedly shoot for seven weeks in Dublin and is scheduled for release in June next year.

Here's the BBC promo for "Mrs Brown" TV show:

COMMENTS

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: