The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015 is already hotting up, with news on the next big guest set to attend the event in March.
Star of screen and TV Kim Cattrall will be on hand for JDIFF 2015. She'll be screening parts from her new Sky Arts series Sensitive Skin which comes from HBO. It's based on the BBC show of the same name and stars Cattrall as a 50 something woman trying to cope with changes in her well-bred life. The actress will also take part in an elite master class at the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art.
Best known for her role in Sex and the City, Cattrall is a 40 year veteran of the big screen, where she appeared in everything from Big Trouble in Little China to Police Academy and Irish flick The Tiger's Tail. Born in England, she grew up both there and in Canada where she studied acting at LAMDA and worked on the stage, where she continues to appear today.
JDIFF's Grainne Humphreys had this to say:
“An accomplished performer on both stage and screen, Kim Cattrallmoves effortlessly between drama and comedy, with roles ranging fromCleopatra on stage to her acclaimed portrayal of Samantha in Sex andthe City to her big screen work with filmmakers such as John Boormanand Roman Polanski. A fascinating speaker about her love of acting andher approach to her craft it is a honour to welcome Kim Cattrall tothe Festival to discuss her career with Irish audiences and launch hernew Sky Arts television programme Sensitive Skin.”
Kim Cattrall says: “I am very much looking forward to attending theDublin International Film Festival and screening my new show'Sensitive Skin'. I have always felt welcomed and at home during myvisits and I am looking forward to the Festival”
Sensitive Skin will premiere on Sky Arts 1 on the 1st of April 2015.
The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will have its official launch on Wednesday the 25th of February, with tickets set to go onsale that night.
The festival will run from the 19th to the 29th of March 2015 and you can get more information and tickets right here.