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Filming of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” has wrapped

According to Deadline Hollywood, the filming of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”, starring Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ben Foster and Colin Morgan, is finished.

Filming has wrapped on an under-the-radar screen adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer prize-winning play, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, starring Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ben Foster and Colin Morgan.

Well known British theater and opera director, Jonathan Kent, has made his feature directorial debut on the project, which has been filming in Ireland. Above is a first image from the production.

The project sees double Academy Award and five-time Golden Globe winner Lange reprise her 2016 Tony-winning Broadway role, also directed by Kent. She portrays the troubled, emotionally fragile and addiction-plagued Mary Tyrone. Four-time Oscar nominee Ed Harris is her husband James, a celebrated actor but failed property magnate – and a man with fears and regrets deeply rooted in his impoverished beginnings.

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Colin Morgan to star in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”

According to The Irish Times, Colin Morgan will star in star in the film adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s play a Long Day’s Journey into Night! Unfortunately, filming was due to start on Monday but was postponed due to financial problems. Ed Harris (The Truman Show, Westworld) and Jessica Lange (Tootsie, Big Fish, American Horror Story) will play, respectively, husband and wife James and Mary Tyrone. Ben Foster (X-Men: The Last Stand) and Colin Morgan will play, respectively, their sons, Jamie and Edmund Tyrone.

Harris and Lange had been cast to play, respectively, husband and wife James and Mary Tyrone – the role played by Lange on London’s West End in 2000. Other members of the cast included the American actor Ben Foster (as Jamie, their older son), the Northern Ireland actor Colin Morgan (playing Edmund, their younger son), the Irish actor Ericka Roe (the couple’s summer maid, characterised by O’Neill as a “buxom Irish peasant… amiable, ignorant, clumsy with a well-meaning stupidity”), and American actor Lesa Thurman, playing Bridget, a cook.

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