Hunger stars feel Good Vibrations
by Naman Ramachandran
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film profile] star Michael Fassbender is all set to play one of the leads in Good Vibrations, based on the true story of Belfast punk impresario Terri Hooley.
Andrew Eaton (The Killer Inside Me [+see also:
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Husband and wife team Glen Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa (Cherrybomb) will direct from a script by Glenn Patterson and Colin Carberry. Principal photography is due to commence at Belfast locations in August.
Good Vibrations is one of a raft of films shooting in Northern Ireland this year, with the others including Terry George’s Whole Lotta Sole and Kieron J Walsh’s Jump (see news).