Monday December 12 2016 – Element Pictures production THE LOBSTER continues on its success story with a Golden Globe® nomination for its lead actor Colin Farrell.
Speaking on the nomination, Element Pictures producer Ed Guiney commented: “We are delighted that Colin’s brilliant performance in THE LOBSTER has been recognised by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, it’s so richly deserved.”
The 74th annual Golden Globe® awards will take place on January 8th, will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon and is viewed in more than 160 countries worldwide.
THE LOBSTER has been a huge hit since it won the Jury Prize in Cannes and went on to wow audiences across the world, grossing over €2 million in the UK/Irish box-office and taking almost $10 million in the US, an incredible feat for an independent film.
The LOBSTER features a stellar ensemble cast – headed by Colin Farrell and featuring Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux, John C Reilly, Ben Whishaw, Olivia Colman and Michael Smiley.
THE LOBSTER is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou, produced by Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey and Yorgos Lanthimos. Executive Producers are Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross and Sam Lavender.
Colin Farrell, Yorgos Lanthimos and Ed Guiney will re-unite for their next project The Killing of A Sacred Deer which was shot in Cincinnati this Autumn. Nicole Kidman also stars as the wife of Farrell’s character.
THE LOSBTER is an Element Pictures, Scarlet Films, Faliro House, Haut et Court, Lemming Film co-production in association with Limp and with Irish finance for the film from the Irish Film Board.
The Lobster has been selected as one of iTunes Movies Best of 2016