Colin Farrell felt death was around every corner when he was filming his epic new TV series in the bitingly cold conditions of the Arctic Ocean.
The actor is almost unrecognisable on-screen after bulking up to play the role of harpooner Henry Drax in a new five-part BBC series based on Ian McGuire’s 2016 novel set in the 1850s.
Cut off from modern communication during the month-long stint on location on the Svalbard Archipelago just a few hundred miles from the North Pole, the father-of-two was unable to even contact his sons during filming.
Farrell says: ‘None of us had been up to that part of the world before, we were all seeing it with child’s eyes. ‘We all went through whatever we went through individually, missing our children, ourRead more on evoke.ie