Jack O’Connell & Ben Mendelsohn Go tor Prison
Jack O’Connell may not be a name you know well now, but he may be a lot more famous by the end of the year thanks to major roles in Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken and 300: Rise Of An Empire. Before then he’s got Starred Up, which also stars Ben Mendelsohn and Rupert Friend in a prison drama.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘In STARRED UP, Jack O’Connell gives a star-making performance as 19 year-old Eric Love, a violent and troubled teenager making the difficult transition from a young offenders’ institute to adult prison. He seems to be destined for a life behind bars, but the prison’s unconventional therapist (Rupert Friend) is determined to help Eric find a way through, assisted by of one of the prison’s longest serving inmates – Neville (Ben Mendelsohn) – who just happens to be Eric’s father.’