THE RAILWAY MAN
JERENT IRVINE made his feature film debut in Steven
Spielberg's WAR HORSE, in which he starred as Albert, a young man who travels to
France to find his horse, Joey, who has been sent to fight in World War II. The
film received a Best Picture nomination for the 2012 Academy Awards and Best
Picture - Drama Golden Globe nomination. The film was released by Walt Disney
Studios Motion Pictures on December 25, 2011.
He was most recently seen in BBC Films' GREAT EXPECTATIONS, in which he
starred as Pip. The film, adapted from Charles Dickens' classic novel, is
directed by Mike Newell. The cast included Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham
Carter. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on September 11, 2012
and was selected to be the closing film at the 56th BFI London Film Festival.
Irvine was also seen in NOW IS GOOD opposite Dakota Fanning, who plays a teenage
girl with a terminal illness who resolves to live her life on fast forward. The
film, based on Jenny Downham's novel Before I Die, is directed by Ol Parker and
was released in the UK by Sony Pictures on September 21, 2012.
Irvine recently wrapped production on also recently wrapped production on THE
WORLD MADE STRAIGHT, which is directed by David Burris. Also starring Adelaide
Clemens and Minka Kelly, the film chronicles a rebellious young man in a rural
Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre. Next he
will begin shooting THE WOMAN IN BLACK: ANGELS OF DEATH, directed by Tom Harper.
Irvine spent a year at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and has
appeared in stage productions including the Royal Shakespeare Company's
Dunsinane, an update to Macbeth. He also appeared in the Disney Channel UK's
sketch series "LIFE BITES."
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