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Woody Harrelson and Brie Larson talk "The Glass Castle"

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 01:52

Woody Harrelson and Brie Larson discuss sharing the screen for the first time in new film ''The Glass Castle''. Saskia O'Donoghue reports

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He's had a prolific Hollywood career navigating classics from "The People vs. Larry Flynt " to fighting a futuristic war in "The Hunger Games". She won a Best Actress Oscar before turning the age of 30. Now actors Woody Harrelson and Brie Larson will share the big screen for the first time in new drama "The Glass Castle". (Movie trailer bit) It's an adaptation of American author and journalist Jeannette Walls' 2005 bestselling memoir. The film chronicles the author's poverty-stricken childhood in an eccentric and dysfunctional family... with Larson playing the central character and Harrelson her alcoholic father. (Movie trailer bit) While promoting the movie the pair were also asked about playing superheroes. Brie was recently cast to play 'Captain Marvel' in an upcoming adaptation but, when asked about the role, she was reticent to discuss plot rumours. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR BRIE LARSON, Saying: "No. You know what's out there, what I can say, I can't give you a special tidbit. Marvel will come after me. I can't" Woody, in contrast, has never played a super hero - but confessed it's a challenge he's eager to face. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR WOODY HARRELSON, Saying: "Yes yes, absolutely. You know, I probably would do better with villains, but I can do a super hero, no problem, easy." 'The Glass Castle' is released in the US on August 11.

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Woody Harrelson and Brie Larson talk "The Glass Castle"

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 01:52