Max Irons, last seen in “Red Riding Hood,” is the first one to admit it.
Shea's aunt, also called Frances but known as Franie by her family, is played by Australian actress Emily Browning in the biopic but, according to Shea, relatives were not asked for their input by either Oscar-winning writer and director Brian Helgeland or producers."I was mortified to see the huge part that my Franie was given, the film seemed to play around her as she provides the narration throughout," Frances told the Express."I want to know if Mr Helgeland thought about contacting living relatives of her to get a real picture of what this woman was like.Sinead herself has won several theater awards and was nominated for the Tony and Laurence Olivier Awards. Scott Berg’s book about Katharine Hepburn, he quoted the legendary actress as saying about Sinead, “the real Mc Coy—one of the most exciting actors I’ve ever seen.” “Perhaps there are casting agents out there who would get me in the room, because who my parents are piques their interest,” said Max, who, at 6’2”, is taller than his dad.“But, I’d be lying if I say I got a role because of my parents.When you find yourself in an audition, there’s an expectation laid upon you. If I do a mediocre audition, and they know who my parents are, they’ll never forget it.So, I have to work harder.” Nepotism “Also, in England, nepotism is despised, and rightly so,” added Max, who is dating “Sucker Punch” actress, Emily Browning.
In fact, he is dating Italian born girlfriend Sophie Pera who is an independent stylist in the world of fashion.