The Banshees Of Inisherin co-producer James Flynn has died aged 57.
The film producer passed away on Saturday early morning and remained ‘courageous, dignified, and positive to the extremely conclusion,’ friends verified.
A lead to of demise is but to be declared.
His passing was initially unveiled by The Irish Times and comes after the darkish comedy flick starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson gained 9 Oscar nominations at the upcoming Academy Awards.
The co-founder of Metropolitan Movie Productions is survived by his spouse Juanita Wilson and small children Alex and Anna.
His colleague, producer Ed Guiney, who worked with James on 1998’s Sweety Barrett, has paid a touching tribute.
Unfortunate information: The Banshees Of Inisherin co-producer James Flynn has died aged 57
He told the outlet: ‘James was a fantastic human being, a brilliant producer – he experienced an encyclopedic information of film and was the smartest of all of my era of producers.
‘He designed substantial contributions to the marketplace at the Movie Board, as a member of Monitor Producers Eire and as a producer.’
In a statement, Metropolitan Movies additional: ‘All of us in Metropolitan Movies are deeply saddened by the passing of our esteemed founder, colleague and fantastic good friend James Flynn, who departed peacefully on Saturday early morning with his wife Juanita Wilson and children Alex and Anna by his aspect.
“No, terms can adequately explain the immense contribution James has manufactured to the Irish film and television marketplace around a few decades on both a national and global stage.
‘He willingly and generously gave his information and advice to all who sought his counsel, from young rising movie-makers to established Irish and worldwide industry practitioners.
‘James fought his the latest health issues with bravery, dignity, and positivity to the extremely conclude. For that reason we are acutely informed that the news of his passing has been an unanticipated shock for all of us.’
Achievements: Actors Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan in director Martin McDonagh’s critically acclaimed The Banshees of Inisherin the movie has attained nine Academy Award nominations
Tragic: The co-founder of Metropolitan Film Productions is survived by his spouse Juanita Wilson and children Alex and Anna (pictured: Flynn and Wilson at the 5th Once-a-year ‘Oscar Wilde: Honoring The Irish In Film’ gala in 2010)
Colleagues: He was recognized for doing the job with fellow Irish stars, teaming up with Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson (pictured alongside one another in The Banshees of Inisherin) on a variety of productions
James’ the latest credits contain Sir Ridley Scott’s The Final Duel, the Disenchanted sequel and Greta starring Isabelle Hupper.
Absent from the huge monitor, he was also the government producer on the hit collection Vikings and its spinoff Valhalla.
He was regarded for doing the job with fellow Irish stars, teaming up with Farrell and Gleeson on different productions.
In 1997, he and his wife Juanita launched Metropolitan Movie Productions, functioning on a entire host of movie and Television set productions.
In 2002, he released Octagon Movies, with credits such as Neil Jordan’s Ondine and Irish comedy Rory O’Shea Was Below, starring James McAvoy and Steven Robertson.
James acquired Oscar nominations for his 2008 brief movie The Doorway and the 2009 animation The Key of Kells.
Talent: Flynn’s latest credits contain Sir Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel, the Disenchanted sequel and Greta starring Isabelle Huppert (pictured along with producer Neil Jordan in 2011)
Achievements: Colin Farrell has been nominated for Best Actor at the 95th yearly Academy Awards, having also been nominated for a Critics Choice, Screen Actors Guild and Golden World Award (pictured with his Golden Globe in January)
Nominees for the 95th once-a-year Academy Awards ended up declared on January 24 by Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams, with various nods for the Martin McDonagh directed The Banshees Of Inisherin – between them Best Actor for foremost person Farrell.
The nomination proceeds Farrell’s effective awards season run, acquiring also been nominated for Critics Option, Display Actors Guild and Golden World awards.
The Irish star appears reverse extended-time mate and colleague Gleeson in Martin McDonagh’s darkish comedy – which is established on a remote island off the coast of Eire.
Gleeson was nominated for best actor in a supporting role for The Banshees Of Inisherin, together with Barry Keoghan.
Kerry Condon also received a nod for her function in the film, which was nominated in the finest directing category for McDonagh and best picture general.