Hal Cumpston jumps from his first Aussie feature to ‘The Walking Dead’

‘Bilched.’ (Photo credit: Jay Dykes) After making his screen debut as the star, writer and co-producer of an Australian teenage romantic comedy, Hal Cumpston could not have imagined what would happen ...

Nine unveils ‘The Parent Jury,’ ‘Step Back in Time’ and renews flagship series

‘Informer 3838.’ With the Nine Network’s primary channel on track to deliver its highest ever commercial shares this year, the broadcaster’s upfronts announcement on Wednesday night predictably ...

Make it Australian campaign heads back to Canberra

The Make it Australian campaign is heading back to Canberra for the first time since the federal election, restating its case for local content requirements to be placed on digital platforms such as ...

‘Backtrack Boys’ and ‘Book Week’ launch in cinemas

‘Backtrack Boys.’ Russell Crowe last week urged his 2.73 million Twitter followers to see Backtrack Boys in cinemas, lauding Catherine Scott’s feature documentary as really special and a great story. ...

Delta Goodrem joins House Husbands season five

Delta Goodrem. Delta Goodrem has joined season five of Nine's House Husbands. Goodrem will play Izzy Dreyfus, the new reading recovery teacher at Nepean South Primary School. "Riding in on her cafe ...

House Husbands dusts off the perambulators as shooting begins on season five

House Husbands. House Husbands season five begins filming in Melbourne this week. Gary Sweet, Firass Dirani, Rhys Muldoon, Julia Morris, Natalie Saleeba, Jane Allsop, Louise Siversen and Denise ...

Rake series four to premiere on May 19

Richard Roxburgh in Rake. Rake Season 4 will hit Australian screens on May 19 with guest appearances from Miriam Margolyes, John Waters, Rhys Muldoon and Rachel Blake. Co-creator and producer ...

New faces in House Husbands

Indiana Evans and Justine Clarke have joined the cast of the fourth season of Playmaker Media.s House Husbands, now shooting in Melbourne. Evans (Secrets & Lies, Janet King) is playing Tash, a single ...

European remakes for House Husbands

The Nine Network.s drama House Husbands is being remade in France and Italy. The French version of the Playmaker Media series co-created by Ellie Beaumont and Drew Proffitt will be produced by ...

Assg announces Award winners

The Australian Screen Sound Guild, supported by Sennheiser, yesterday announced the winners of the 2013 Assg Awards at a lunchtime ceremony held at the Establishment Ballroom in Sydney.. Hosted by ...

TV series House Husbands begins filming season two

Channel Nine series House Husbands has begun shooting season two this week in Melbourne. Starring Firass Dirani, Gary Sweet, Gyton Grantley and Rhys Muldoon, the series, created by Ellie Beaumont and ...

House Husbands renewed for a second season

Popular Nine Network drama House Husbands will return for a second season. The new series, which stars Gary Sweet, Julia Morris, Rhys Muldoon, Gyton Grantley and Firass Dirani, will begin filming ...

Nine recommissions House Husbands

Nine has recommissioned its family drama House Husbands for a second series. The announcement: The Nine Network and Playmaker Media today confirmed that House Husbands will return for a second ...

Not Suitable For Children director to direct feature version of Oscar-nominated short

The director of Not Suitable For Children, in cinemas today, is planning a feature version of his Academy Award nominated short film. Peter Templeman, wrote and directed short film The Saviour, which ...

House Husbands’ cast and crew announced

Australian production company Playmaker and the Nine Network have announced the cast of new series House Husbands. The 10 part series about stay-at-home dads is due to begin production at the end of ...

Rudd helps Weaver's husband get to Oscars

Kevin Rudd has made it possible for Animal Kingdom star Jacki Weaver to take her husband to this year's Academy Awards with her. The former Australian Prime Minister, who is now the Foreign Affairs ...

Dafoe joins AFI Awards

Us actor Willem Dafoe, currently shooting The Hunter in Tasmania, will be one of the presenters at the Samsung Mobile AFI Awards this Saturday in Melbourne. Other presenters include Catherine ...

Animal Kingdom To Rack Up Awards (...In Australia)

Remember that one year (2001) when the list-happy AFI (American Film Institute) decided to compete with the Globes and the Oscars in year end prizes? No, that didn't last long. But there's another ...

Animal Kingdom leads AFI nominations

Animal Kingdom received 18 nominations for this year’s Australian Film Institute Awards, followed by Beneath Hill 60 (12), Bright Star (11), Tomorrow, When the War Began (8), The Tree, Bran Nue Dae (7 ...

Michael Douglas, McGregor, Quaid, Fassbender Join Soderbergh's Knockout

A few days ago, Rhys Muldoon talked about Steven Soderbergh's secret improv movie, filmed in Australia with the cast of Soderbergh's play, Tot Mom. Now, The Playlist writes that another of ...

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