Irish actor Colin Farrell has begun shooting his latest Hollywood role, alongside Ben Affleck.

The 26-year-old Dublin-born actor is to play the evil Bullseye in the $60m film version of the comic strip 'Daredevil'. Affleck stars in the lead role.

'Daredevil' is due for release in the US in January 2003.

Farrell, who has just completed work on 'The Farm' - a thriller starring Al Pacino, will next be seen on the big screen alongside Bruce Willis in 'Harts War', which is due for release in Ireland on 24 May.