Eve Hewson, the Irish actress who now stars alongside Sharon Horgan in the dark comedy Apple TV+ bad sisterswill be honored at the 17th annual Wilde Academy Awards in March, it was announced Monday.
Hewson will receive the Wilde Card Award, which event organizer Trina Vargo, president of the Irish-American Alliance, says is used “to draw attention to emerging talent who may not yet be known, but which we hope will be”. The first of these distinctions was awarded in 2010 to Saoirse Ronan.
The daughter of U2 frontman Bono, Hewson can next be seen alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt in John Carney’s Flora and sonwhich will premiere Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival.
Other Irish actresses Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin) and Jessie Buckley (women who talk) will also be celebrated on March 9 at JJ Abrams and Katie McGrath’s production company Bad Robot in Santa Monica.
Vargo also revealed that The Coronas will be performing. The Irish band’s seventh album, Stopped timewas released in October and topped the album charts in their country.
Hewson, 31, followed her big screen debut in Erica Dunton’s The club of 27 (2008) with turns in films such as Paolo Sorrentino This must be the place (2011), by Nicole Holofcener Enough said (2013) and Steven Spielberg bridge of spies (2015).
For television, she starred in the Steven Soderbergh-Cinemax series The Knickthe Steve Lightfoot-Netflix limited series behind his eyes and the Claire McCarthy-BBC miniseries The lights.
The whole of Dublin bad sisterscreated by Horgan and also starring Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle and Sarah Greene, has been renewed for a second season.
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