Sydney Subs in for California as Reckoning Begins Production This Week

July 11, 2018
Aden Young (Rectify, The Disappearance) and Tony nominee Sam Trammell (The Fault In Our Stars, True Blood) star in a new 10 part thriller.

Shooting is underway in Sydney for Reckoning, a new 10 part suspense thriller series from Playmaker for Sony Pictures Television Networks. Aden Young (Rectify, The Disappearance) and Sam Trammell (The Fault In Our Stars, True Blood) star as two fathers, Mike and Leo, one of whom is a serial killer. As both struggle to suppress their inner demons, the murder of a local teenager sets them on a course of mutual destruction that will emanate through every facet of their quiet, suburban community. Simone Kessell (Pine Gap, The Crossing), Laura Gordon (Undertow, Secret City 2), Gloria Garayua (How To Get Away With Murder, Bounty Hunters), Mitzi Ruhlmann (Hiding, The Code), Milly Alcock (Pine Gap, Fighting Season), Ed Oxenbould (Wildlife, Paper Planes), Finn Little (Tidelands, Angel of Mine), Anthony Phelan (The Kettering Incident, Deep Water) and Diana Glenn (The Slap, Secrets and Lies) co-star.

Although set in California, the series is being filmed, produced and post-produced in Australia. The Reckoning is created by David Hubbard (Noel) who is co-showrunner with David Eick (Battlestar Galactica, Falling Skies), Reckoning is executive produced by Playmaker’s David Taylor and David Maher (The Code, Chosen), produced by Diane Haddon (The Code, Friday On My Mind), directed and co-executive produced by Shawn Seet (The Code, Storm Boy) with Jennifer Leacey (Bite Club, Pulse) and Peter Andrikidis (Bite Club, Underbelly) also directing.

“We are excited to have Aden and Sam leading a talented ensemble cast to bring this riveting and suspenseful thriller to life,” said Playmaker’s Taylor and Maher.

The series will debut some time next year.

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