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Killing Bono Rocks Out Onto Blu-ray on August 7, 2012


Killing Bono Rocks Out Onto Blu-ray on August 7, 2012

Director Nick Hamm’s comedy ‘Killing Bono,’ starring Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan and Krysten Ritter, is set to hit Blu-ray on August 7. The film, which was written by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais and Simon Maxwell, is based on musician and music critic Neil McCormick’s acclaimed 2003 memoir, ‘I Was Bono’s Doppelganger.’

‘Killing Bono’ follows Neil (played by Barnes) and his brother Ivan (portrayed by Sheehan) as they strive to achieve fame as a rock ‘n’ roll band. The only problem is that Neil and Ivan are competing against Bono (played by Martin McCann), and the rest of the members of U2, who they attended school with. While Ivan has come to terms with U2?s achievements, and doesn’t mind accepting help from Bono, Neil refuses to garner success off of someone he perceives to be his greatest rival.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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