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Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana show their love for 'Hanna'

April 7, 2011 |  1:09 pm

Eric Bana and Saoirse Ronan star in "Hanna" Saoirse Ronan and Eric Bana turned out for a special screening of "Hanna" on Wednesday in New York, ahead of the action thriller's opening on Friday.

"Hanna," about an ethereally beautiful teen who happens to be an assassin, reunited the actress with "Atonement" director Joe Wright, who brought his wife, sitar player Anoushka Shankar, to the screening at New York's Regal Union Square.

"Skins" cast members at the "Hanna" premiere

Ronan, nominated for a supporting actress Oscar for "Atonement," also starred as Susie Salmon in "The Lovely Bones." Bana, who plays Hanna's father and brought wife Rebecca to the screening, earned his own assassin stripes in the drama "Munich."

Also spotted: Daniel Flaherty, Sofia Black D'Elia and James Newman of the MTV series "Skins," and actress Keri Russell. An after-party was held at Egyptian restaurant Casa La Femme. Click the pics above for more photos from the screening.

Click to read The Times' review of "Hanna."


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Photos, from left: Eric Bana and Saoirse Ronan arrive for a special screening of "Hanna" in New York on April 6, 2011. Credit: Dave Allocca / Starpix/Associated Press. Daniel Flaherty, left, Sofia Black D'Elia and James Newman of MTV's "Skins." Credit: Evan Agostini / Associated Press