Saturday, May 24, 2008

Colin Farrell plays wheelchair user in new film

Colin Farrell filming in Dublin May 20.

Irish actor Colin Farrell plays a wheelchair user in the independent film, "Triage," now filming in Ireland, The Independent in Ireland reports.

The film is set in both Dublin and Kurdistan and tells the story of an Irish photographer (Farrell) who returns home after working as a war correspondent in Kurdistan.

The film also stars Paz Vega and Christopher Lee. Bosnian Danis Tanovic directs "Triage," which is based on the novel by Scott Anderson. Tanovic's 2001 film, "No Man's Land," won an Oscar for best foreign film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The tabloids have been reporting on Farrell's dramatic weight loss, which he reports is for his role in "Triage."