Element Pictures have announced that Glassland, Gerard Barrett’s second feature film after last year’s award-winning debut Pilgrim Hill shoots on 8th January in Dublin. The cast includes Irish actor Jack Reynor, award-winning actress Toni Collette, rising British star Will Poulter and Michael Smiley.
Set in Dublin Glassland tells the story of a young taxi driver (Reynor) who gets tangled up in the world of human trafficking while trying to save his mother (Collette) from addiction.
Glassland is written and directed by Barrett and produced by Ed Guiney and Juliette Bonass for Element Pictures in association with Nine Entertainment. The film is financed by the Irish Film Board and Element Pictures Distribution who will handle the film in the UK and Ireland. Executive producer is Andrew Lowe.
Gerard Barrett said that he feels “incredibly privileged to get the opportunity to work with this fine group of international actors on Glassland. I look forward to collaborating with them all individually in bringing our story to life on the screen.”