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Cillian Murphy to Star in Danny Boyle's "127 Hours"?

Posted: November 18th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Cillian Murphy to Star in Danny BoyleSubmit Comment
Director Danny Boyle (28 Days Later, Slumdog Millionaire) has already confirmed that he will re-team with "Slumdog" writer Simon Beaufoy "127 Hours," a story of mountaineer Aron Ralson.

Since the plan is to have the film completed by the end of next year, Boyle is likely already thinking about casting. One actor who keeps coming up is Cillian Murphy, who NewsOfTheWorld says is the top choice to play Ralson.

This is either a lazy rumor or a completely expected decision by Boyle, since the two men have already worked together on "28 Days Later" and "Sunshine."

Plot: After his right forearm got pinned for nearly five days under a boulder during a climb in Utah in May, 2003, Ralston used a dull knife to amputate the limb. He then scaled a 65-foot sheer wall and hiked out before running into a family that gave him water and food. He was finally rescued by helicopter.

Source: NewsOfTheWorld


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burman writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 4:17:14 AM

Not sure about this movie...
Eben1277 writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 4:38:19 AM

he then went on to kill the wife of Richard Kimble
Ari Gold writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 4:59:54 AM

He's got that crazy eye look to him. He was a decent bad guy in Red Eye.
OwenWilsonsNose writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 5:44:16 AM

One of my favorite actors. 28 days later, sunshine, batman begins......mmmmmm mmmmm mmmm barack hussein obama
madaseel writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 7:21:43 AM

I would really be interested in this film if it does in fact come to fruition.
lawman writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 8:14:59 AM

I heard after he gets free, ho goes on to become the bad guy in Inspector Gadget! (I offer this joke because no one even noticed the one I wrote about Bruce Lee killing him in Enter the Dragon) :-(
Peter Parker writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 9:29:32 AM

Cillian Murphy, aka Get-Out-Of-The-f*cking-Closet-Already Guy.
jeffw1978 writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 10:16:59 AM

Isn't this the one where no one talks for the first f*cking hour. Its just a guy trapped under a rock.
Peter Parker writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 10:30:40 AM

@ jeffw1978: Yup, that's the one. Although I heard the dude becomes friends with a volleyball...

... before he cuts off his arm.

That said, I can see this Cillian dude becoming friends with balls.
Cutting arms off? Not so much.
coldplayesence writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 10:34:02 AM

What did I tell you about those Cillian Murphy pics, WP? Because of this pics the children are away from this site.
jeffw1978 writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 10:37:19 AM

I could see him befriending and cupping some balls
lawman writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 10:58:15 AM

I wouldnt let anyone who has a hook hand even in the same room as my tender bits!!!
Bold Wrecks writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 11:28:12 AM

"Saw" mixed with "Castaway". YAY! They should mix some "Ravenous" in there and get some cannibalism going. I'd watch it then...I'll probably watch it anyways.
Ranger writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 2:54:20 PM

He looks like Tom Welling's gay brother:

In-the-Bum-El.
rabid writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 4:50:35 PM

I didn't really care much for Slumdog, but Cillian Murphy is a great actor.
jeffw1978 writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 6:23:25 PM

By great you mean ugly f*cking Gay actor right?
tcu21 writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 7:28:38 PM

Not right for the part.
Keep searching Boyle.
Ranger writes:
on November 18th, 2009 at 7:35:52 PM

Maybe if there was a role for this guy and Tohper Grace in the 69er... maybe.
Eben1277 writes:
on November 19th, 2009 at 2:42:19 AM

What a creepy looking motherf*cker.
Ranger writes:
on November 19th, 2009 at 5:22:59 AM

HEY... THAT'S JUST MY AVATAR!!!

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