CAST ANNOUNCEMENT:We are pleased to confirm that the acclaimed Scottish actor David O’Hara (Braveheart, The Departed) will play the role of 1916 rebellion leader James Connolly, in the upcoming movie ‘The Rising’.
Connolly and Seán MacDiarmada were executed side by side on May 12th 1916 in Kilmainham Jail. The role of Seán MacDiarmada will be played by the actor Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans)
Please comment and share our news with friends and family near and far. We look forward to bringing the story of the 1916 Rebellion in Ireland to a global audience for the first time next year.