December 30, 2008
Renowned character actor Frankie McCafferty signs on to play ‘Charlie’. Frankie originally hails from County Donegal and will be traveling down from his Belfast home to shoot the movie. And no stranger is he to movies; most people will know him from the small screen as Donal in the long running Ballykissangel. But his numerous film roles include Middeltown, Puckoon, Omagh, In the Name of the Father, Sweety Barrett, Fools of Fortune, Angela’s Ashes, Guiltrip, Sweeney Todd and The Birth of Frank Pop. He has also appeared in City of Embers and in Fifty Dead Men Walking , both released in 2008. Frankie recently completed filming on Zonad a new feature film written and directed by John Carney for Element Films, The Galway Races directed by Robert Quinn and on Wide Open Spaces written by Arthur Mathews and directed by Tom Hall for Grand Pictures.