4 items from 2017
It’s a match made in action heaven.
“When I got the job to write the [MacGyver] pilot, I always thought that the two shows existed in the same world,” Peter Lenkov, executive producer on MacGyver and Hawaii Five-0 tells Et. “I was hoping that one day we could do something like this.”
In the crossover episode, the story kicks off when Lucas Till’s MacGyver and his cohorts catch word that help may be needed to aid in earthquake relief efforts in Hawaii. That’s when they meet Hawaii Five-0’s Chin Ho (Daniel Dae Kim) and Kono (Grace Park), who are trying »
Australians in Film has opened applications for the ninth annual Heath Ledger Scholarship.
Established in memory of Ledger, the prize is awarded to an emerging Aussie actor between aged between 18-35 years. The recipient will receive Us$10,000 and two return airfares to La.
Other past winners include Anna McGahan, set to star in Foxtel.s Picnic at Hanging Rock, Ryan Corr (Mary Magdalene, The Water Diviner, Holding the Man), James Mackay (The Dressmaker, Hacksaw Ridge, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) and Bella Heathcote (Fifty Shades Darker, Dark Shadows, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies).
AiF board member and Heath.s sister Kate Ledger said the scholarship was close to the heart. .
.Seeing the struggles that Heath went through in making that transition with his international career and knowing »
- Staff Writer
Aussie screenwriter Luke Davies lives in La with director David Michôd, and is repped by UTA's Bec Smith. Both are former If editors, and Davies himself used to contribute DVD reviews to the magazine. We spoke with the honorary old boy on the phone from Bondi, where he was staying on a layover in Oz late last year.
Your path into screenwriting began with Candy, is that right?.
Yeah. I was always obsessed with film but didn.t know how to break in. So I said to Margaret Fink, the producer, that she could option the book if I was allowed to try my hand at the first draft of the screenplay. That was the beginning of the path that led to here.
Had you been reading screenplays before that point or did you just learn on the job? »
- Harry Windsor
Chief Medical Examiner Max Bergman is getting ready to leave the island on Hawaii Five-0, but first, he’s taking a look back at how he grew close with his Five-0 “ohana.”
In Et’s exclusive sneak peek of series star Masi Oka’s final episode on Friday, titled "Ua ho'i ka 'opua i Awalua" ("The Clouds Always Return to Alawua"), Max (Oka) is packing up his office as Jerry (Jorge Garcia) peruses his journals.
“It says here McGarrett was a fugitive for a couple days?” Jerry reads. “He came to you for help?”
Max confirms the story before flashing back to one of his first encounters with Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin) six years earlier, when he helped shelter the Five-0 Task Force head after he “got shanked in prison.”
“I suppose »
4 items from 2017
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