Peacock going straight to DVD + Hippie and Perrier's in May + a Cillian Top 8
10 February 2010 at 12:32 PM | by Angelica and Melty_Girl, with Nairin78
Another Cillian flick fails to make it into cinemas
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The bad news is that, like Watching the Detectives, Cillian's psychological thriller Peacock will be heading straight to DVD. The good news? We won't have to wait too long to see Cillian in the dual starring role of a lonely bank clerk and his femme alter ego. VideoETA lists Peacock as coming out in the U.S.A. on 20 April 2010, and Maple Pictures shows the same release date for Canada.
We're happy that the film will be available, but terribly disappointed that this intriguing movie with its stellar cast is probably headed for obscurity. Luckily, Cillian will be appearing in one of the most anticipated films of 2010: Christopher Nolan's Inception.
Hippie and Perrier's out in the U.K./Ireland—and the U.S.?
As we blogged last summer, Cillian's troubled biopic, Hippie Hippie Shake, was abandoned by its director and screenwriter, and has been repeatedly delayed. At last report, it was supposed to come out in the U.K. and Ireland this month, but IMDb now shows the release date there as 21 May. No word on distribution in other countries.
Many websites have picked up on the 14 May U.S. release date for Perrier's Bounty; as we blogged last month, BoxOfficeMojo.com first listed that date, so they may well be the source for the other sites. The distributor, IFC Films, doesn't list anything on their site yet. U.K. and Irish fans will get Perrier's on 26 March, according to Optimum Releasing.
We've added a couple new high-resolution photos to our Perrier's Bounty production stills gallery, as well as the official production notes to the Perrier's page in our Body of Work section. The production notes feature the full credits, including the soundtrack, and publicity blurbs like director Ian Fitzgibbon's observation about Cillian:
There is something about Cillian that I kind of find fascinating. Even in repose, even when he is not saying anything you’re watching him. He sort of allows you to experience what he’s experiencing.
Popshifter's Eight Reasons to Love Cillian Murphy
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Thanks to Tabitha for the contribution!