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Irish Star - Robert Sheehan

Monday 7th September 2015

Former Love/Hate star Robert Sheehan is hoping his new role as an astronaut in a €100million Hollywood blockbuster will put him in the same league as Colin Farrell and Michael Fassbender.

The Portlaoise native, 27, stars alongside Gerard Butler as a budding spaceman battling to save the planet from apocalyptic weather in Geostorm.

Produced by the makers of Independence Day, the natural disaster epic is set to push the young actor onto Tinseltown’s A-list when it hits big screens next year.

And after appearing in a string of low budget independent films since quitting the RTE crime saga two years ago, it’s the big break Sheehan’s been waiting for.

He said: “Geostorm is sort of a near future type sci-fi movie where global warming has essentially exacerbated the weather on Earth which has become humanity’s greatest threat. There’s floods happening and droughts and that sort of s***.



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