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Hollywood star Michael Fassbender en route to Tipperary for filming of blockbuster The Green Knight

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Hollywood star Michael Fassbender arrives in Tipperary for blockbuster film The Green Knight

Irish Hollywood star Michael Fassbender is en route to Cahir Castle, County Tipperary, for the filming of The Green Knight, according to local reports. 

The fantasy blockbuster, reported for release in 2020, features his wife Alicia Vikander, Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel, Love/Hate’s Barry Keoghan and Ralph Ineson from Game of Thrones.

The epic fantasy retells the medieval story of Sir Gawain, played by Patel, who embarks upon a quest to confront the titular Green Knight.

Cahir Castle is closed to the public until April 4.

The Office of Public Works was not in a position to confirm or deny the presence of Fassbender when contacted by Tipperary Live on Monday. 

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