Hollywood actor Will Forte is coming to Dublin next week to attend and present at the Irish Film and Television Awards. The Saturday Night Live star will also be attending a special screening of his new film Run & Jump.
The SNL actor, who is also known for his roles in 30 Rock and Nebraska, plays an American doctor who comes to study an Irish family when the father of the house (Edward MacLiam) suffers a life-changing stroke. The film also stars Maxine Peake as the struggling wife and mother (Shameless, See no Evil), and is directed by Steph Green.
The screening of the film, which is organised by the Irish Heart Foundation to mark the start of National Stroke Week, will take place on Sunday 6 April in the Light House Cinema, Dublin.
Forte will be in attendance after presenting and award at the 2014 IFTAs on Saturday 5 April. Run & Jump has been nominated for four awards altogether, including Best Film, Best Script, Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Editing.