Luciane Buchanan lands lead in Netflix’s ‘The Legend of Monkey’

Congratulations to GCMer Luciane Buchanan who has been announced as a lead in the Netflix and ABC live-action series The Legend of Monkey. Based on the 16th century Chinese fable Journey to the West, the series is currently shooting in Auckland and is set for international release on Netflix in 2018.  We can’t wait – the first publicity image (Luciane 2nd from right) is spectacular!

Read the full Deadline announcement here.

Production still from 'The Legend of Monkey'.

 

 

Thomasin McKenzie lands lead role in US feature, My Abandonment

We are proud to announce that Thomasin McKenzie, who most recently appeared on NZ screens as Pixie Hannah on Shortland St, has landed a leading role in a major feature film in the US.

The film, entitled My Abandonment, is directed by Debra Granik who also directed Winters Bone; the very film that landed superstar Jennifer Lawrence her first Oscar nomination and launched her career.

We are very excited for Thomasin in this huge leap forward in her career.

Read the full deadline article here.

Thomasin on set

Gary Young cast as series regular in Outlander

We are thrilled to announce GCM’s Gary Young will play Mr Willoughby, a series regular, in the third season of Starz’ hit show Outlander. Gary landed the role after he shot a self-tape with us.

“A Chinese man with a deep knowledge of Eastern medicine, Mr. Willoughby is a talented poet in exile, with an even deeper love of women.” There’s been a lot of hype around the role and we can’t wait to watch him be wonderful! Read the official Deadline announcement here.
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