War Horse star Jeremy Irvine talks to us after the premiere of some exciting new footage from the much anticipated film adaptation of the smash hit west end play and beloved children’s book, at the Empire Big Screen Weekend.
Jeremy shares an amusing story about his audition for Director Steven Spielberg to land the lead role of Albert . He also talks about why audiences around the world have responded so well to the War Horse. Jeremy shares some of the challenges of making the movie and his experiences of working with established stars like Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.
Set in world war one, the film follow a young boy Albert who set out on a treacherous mission to the trenches to find his beloved horse Joey, who had been sold to the cavalry and shipped to France at the outbreak of the war.