U2 frontman Bono’s daughter lands role in ‘Robin Hood: Origins’

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Published: October 18, 2015 11:10:52 PM

Eve Hewson, U2 frontman Bono's daughter, has landed the coveted role of Maid Marian in upcoming movie, "Robin Hood: Origins".

Actress Eve Hewson, U2 frontman Bono’s daughter, has landed the coveted role of Maid Marian in upcoming movie, “Robin Hood: Origins”.

The 24-year-old Irish actress is said to have beaten over 100 hopefuls to land the part, opposite Taron Egerton, reported Deadline.

The Otto Bathurst-directed film will go into production next summer right after Egerton wraps the sequel to “Kingsman: The Secret Service”.

Others who were shortlist for Maid Marian’s role included Dutch actress Gaite Jansen (‘Supernova’), Lucy Fry (‘Vampire Academy’) and British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw (‘Belle’).

Hewson made her feature film debut in 2005 with “Lost and Found”. She’ll stars alongside Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in the Steven Spielberg directed “Bridge Of Spies”.”

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