Colin Farrell


GOAL: To parlay his starmaking turn in Tigerland into a major movie career

QUOTE: "People ask, 'What do you think about being a big star?' I haven't any idea. Ask me in a month's time."

Hype and glory don't usually go hand in hand. At the Toronto Film Festival last month, the gritty, low-budget Vietnam-era drama Tigerland (which opens in theaters this week) arrived nearly unnoticed. By the end it had emerged as the festival's biggest surprise, and its heretofore unknown star, Colin Farrell, 24, had critics using words like "James Dean" to describe his performance as Bozz, a...

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