As if the world isn’t in enough trouble, now we get another war between some secret otherworldly power, Kong and Godzilla! Shot in Queensland! We’re rooting for Dan Stevens.
Boy swallows universe, and universe – via Netflix globally – is about to swallow crime-filled, nostalgia-fuelled coming of ager Boy Swallows Universe
Latest trailer of Will ‘Easy A, Peter Rabbit’ Gluck’s Sydney-shot (oh, really?!) romantic comedy starring Sydney Sweeney and Top Gun Maverick‘s Glen Powell looks far more promising, and we even get glimpses of locals Bryan Brown, Rachel Griffiths, Joe Davidson and model Charlee Fraser.
Amen! Hallelujah! Richard Roxburgh looks like he has a role worthy of his talent in this series barely hiding its inspiration, the Hillsong church (and Succession). Rebecca Gibney, Ewen Leslie, Ming-Zhu Hii, Jacob Collins-Levy, Hayley McCarthy, Jordi Webber, Jacek Koman, Andrea Solonge, Brigid Zengeni, Alex Fitzalan, and Alexander D’Souza also star.
Usually, it’s Americans coming to Australia, but here, we see the inspirational true story of the Smallbones aka For King and Country, who dropped everything in backwater Down Under and travelled to the US to make it in the world’s biggest faith/music industry. Daisy Betts, Kirrilee Berger and Lucas Black star.
Writer/Director Andrew Walsh and producer Dia Taylor fill us in on their improvised, self-financed, deeply personal feature.
Mean Girls just got Meaner.
Thomas Brodie-Sangster stars as Jack Dawkins aka The Artful Dodger, with David Thewlis as Fagin and Maia Mitchell as Lady Belle Fox in this, um, twist on the Dickens classic. In support are Australian actors Damon Herriman, Tim Minchin, Miranda Tapsell, Susie Porter, Damien Garvey, Kym Gyngell and Vivienne Awosoga. Jeffrey Walker, Corrie Chen and Gracie Otto direct the 8 episode series written by James McNamara, Andrew Knight, Vivienne Walshe and Dan Knight, with the story consultant services of Miranda Tapsell.
Prolific production company Made Up Stories (Big Little Lies, Wolf Like Me) is behind this adaptation of Mia Freedman’s memoir Work, Strife, Balance, starring Asher Keddie, Matt Day, Alex Dimitriades, Tina Bursill, Emma Lung, Alex Dimitriades, Maria Angelico, Rhys Mitchell, Olivia Junkeer, BeBe Bettencourt, Bryony Skillington, Lucy Ansell, Darcy Tadich, Lincoln Younes, Willow Speers and the host of Australian Survivor.