Coming soon on 'The Picture Show'... In conversation with Ron Howard

Philip Molloy speaks to the Oscar-winning director this weekend

Coming soon on 'The Picture Show'... In conversation with Ron Howard

Ron Howard poses with Felicity Jones and Tom Hanks at the premiere of 'Inferno' in London [Joel Ryan/Invision/AP]

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard says he is always looking for an opportunity to do something with Tom Hanks, and Inferno, based on the Dan Brown book and in cinemas nationwide today, is their fifth collaboration. It’s also the third in the film franchise that kicked off a decade ago with The Da Vinci Code and which has banked more than $1.2bn at the box office.

This week on The Picture Show, host Philip Molloy speaks to Howard about adapting the bestseller and the arc of his career from Happy Days star to blockbuster director. At the later time of 8pm, tune in to The Picture Show on Newstalk radio, online, or listen back to the podcasts here.

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