The Banshees of Inisherin co-producer James Flynn passes away
The Irish media reported that the 57-year-old breathed his last on February 11, due to an undisclosed illness
Experienced Irish producer James Flynn, who recently co-produced The Banshees of Inisherin, has passed away. The Irish media reported that the 57-year-old breathed his last on February 11, due to an undisclosed illness.
At the start of his career, James Flynn was appointed as the head of development at John Boorman's Merlin Films International. In 1997, he co-founded Metropolitan Film Productions Limited with his wife, Juanita Wilson. Later he developed and produced films for the international market after establishing Octogon Films in 2002.
Between 1993 and 1997, he also served as the business manager and the deputy CEO of the Irish Film Board, which is now called Screen Ireland. The producer's various credits include Angela's Ashes, Veronica Guerin, The Door and The Secret of Kells.
The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland took to Twitter to express their condolences on James Flynn's passing. “The Director’s Guild is deeply saddened by the passing of producer James Flynn, a huge loss to the industry and our thoughts are with his family,” the tweet read.