Banshees of Inisherin, The: James Flynn, Producer of Oscar Nominee, Dies at 57

James Flynn, producer of the critically-acclaimed Oscar-nominated 2022 film, The Banshees of Inisherin, has died. He was 57.

The Irish Times reported on Flynn’s death, but there was no word on his cause of death.

Metropolitan Films, the production company founded in 1997 by Flynn and his wife, Juanita Wilson, released the following statement announcing his passing: “All of us in Metropolitan Films are deeply saddened by the passing of our esteemed founder, colleague and great friend James Flynn, who departed peacefully on Saturday morning with his wife Juanita Wilson and children Alex and Anna by his side.”

The statement continued, “James fought his recent illness with courage, dignity, and positivity to the very end. For that reason, we are acutely aware that the news of his passing has been an unexpected shock for all of us.”