3 items from 2014
Rob Sitch's tale of blue-collar heroes with hearts of gold become one of Australias most widely quoted comedies and catapulted Darryl Kerrigan straight into the pool room of cinematic legends
It's been more than a decade and a half since Darryl Kerrigan (Michael Caton) first walked his greyhounds, gazed lovingly at huge electricity poles looming over his humble family abode and successfully fought The Man to save his "castle" from compulsory acquisition.
Kerrigan hired an attorney so incompetent he couldn't operate a photocopier told the big guys "ta get stuffed" and to use Kerrigan-esque vernacular rocketed himself and his family straight into the pool room of Australian cinematic legends. Blue-collar heroes with hearts of gold and zero-bullshit attitudes.
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- Luke Buckmaster
UK-based Australian actress Emma Hamilton and The Gods of Wheat Street.s Mark Coles Smith have joined the cast of Last Cab to Darwin, Jeremy Sims. road movie drama about a man who is told he doesn.t have long to live and embarks on an epic drive from Broken Hill to Darwin to die on his own terms. On his journey he discovers that before you can end your life you have to live it and to live it, you have to share it.
Shooting is due to start in Broken Hill in early May, with Greg Duffy and Lisa Duff producing and Michael Caton in the lead. Reg Cribb (Bran Nue Dae, Last Train to Freo) and Jeremy Sims wrote the screenplay, which was inspired by the cases of Max Bell and Bob Dent. Bell was a terminally ill cab driver who drove 3,000 km from his home in »
- Don Groves
Mark Morrissey & Associates has been rebranded as Morrissey Management..
The name change follows the acquisition of Warehouse 16 Talent Management.
"The new entity will position us to meet the challenges ahead and to solidify Morrissey Management as the leading management company in Australia," said founder Mark Morrissey.
Senior management associates Erin Keneally and Fleur Griffin continue to manage the client roster.. Agents Michael Montgomery and Belinda Blight have joined the team.
The roster includes Gillian Alexy, Melissa Bergland, Luke Bracey, Rebecca Breeds, Michael Caton, Jai Courtney, Adam Garcia, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Luke Hemsworth, Daniel MacPherson, Callan Mulvey, Georgie Parker, Kate Ritchie and Annabelle Stephenson. »
- Staff writer
3 items from 2014
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