Sutherland Stars with U2’s Larry Mullen Jr.

Posted: April 26, 2011

U2Donald Sutherland’s home province of New Brunswick gets the last slated date on the U2 360° tour this summer – and Donald Sutherland will star opposite U2’s drummer in his first major motion picture.

Larry Mullen Jr. will not only make his film debut in the crime movie Man on a Train, but he is billed as producer and composer too.

Adapted from Patrice Leconte's 2002 film L'Homme du Train, the film tells the tale of a retired small town school-teacher (played by Sutherland) prepping for open-heart surgery who crosses paths with a stranger (played by Mullen Jr.) who’s planning on robbing the local bank.

LarryManOnTheTrain3The film is an Irish-Canadian    co-production produced in association with Windmill Lane Pictures in Ireland and Maple Pictures in Canada and was shot in Dundas and Orangeville, ON.

Currently listed in ‘post-production’, the film’s release date has not been set.  We’ll keep you posted. SABS

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SABS Note of Noteworthiness

Larry Mullen Jr. is already a Golden Globe Winner and Oscar nominee for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture for Gangs of New York and the song “The Hands that Built America” .  Honours he shares with his U2 band mates Bono, the Edge and Adam Clayton.

For all the latest on Larry's band visit www.U2.com

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