Thursday October 1, 2020

O’Donnell scion to produce horror film and Biggles movie

A solicitor and Conservative Party member who describes himself as ‘an Irish artist and a man of letters’, Blake O’Donnell played a prominent role in his parents’ fight to hold on to Gorse Hill in Killiney

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
1st March, 2020
Blake O’Donnell’s latest film project will tell the story of teens who delve into the search for a local urban legend.

Blake O’Donnell, the son of Gorse Hill ex-bankrupts Brian and Patricia O’Donnell, is producing a horror film about “a small town in the grips of a satanic panic in the summer of 1986”.

O’Donnell, who is simultaneously producing a movie based on the fictional World War I pilot Biggles, is working on the movie through his Blane Row Productions company.

According to industry website IMDB, the movie will...

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