The TVNZ 2017 Sunday Theatre season, premiering with The Dance Exponents – Why Does Love on Sunday July 16, is set to be a great showcase of New Zealand stories and talent.
Resolve, Catching the Black Widow, and …the Exponents all feature performances from GCM’s Matariki Whatarau, Keegan Melville, Daniel Watterson,Tracy Lee Gray, Tim Earl, Jade Daniels, Baz Te Hira, Finian Scott, Awhina Rose Ashby, Nick Blake, Tim Gordon, Dra McKay, and John Chalmers.
Check out the trailer for the season here:
GCM’s talented Xana Tang, best known for her roles in Filthy Rich and Hounds, has nabbed a major supporting role in the new ABC and Netflix co-production The Letdown – currently shooting in Sydney. Xana scored the role in the series, pitched as “darkly funny”, from a self-tape. Congratulations Xana – we are very proud and can’t wait to see you being your fabulous self in what looks like a hilarious show.
Read the full announcement here:
GCM’s Marco Alosio has been cast as part of the lead ensemble in Foxtel’s six-part series Fighting Season.
Directed by award-winning Kate Woods and Ben Lucas, the show is described as a “compex, character-driven drama” about Australian soldiers returning from Afghanistan.
Shooting began in Australia earlier this month. Congratulations Marco – we couldn’t be prouder.
Read the full announcement here.
Marco Alosio (top right) is currently in Sydney shooting the miniseries.
Congratulations to GCM’s 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.
The trailer is out for American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story! We are super excited to see our small army of GCMers Matt Whelan, Eryn Wilson, Laura Thompson, Daniel Watterson, Francis Mountjoy, Jason Hood, Rowan Bettjeman, Phil Peleton, Elliot Wrightson, Kevin Keys and Scott Wills in action.
The series premieres on April 7th on Amazon Prime.
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.
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.