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Teenage star faces a dilemma

21 October 2015 3:43 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Now shooting his first co-lead role in an Australian feature after starring in Martin Scorsese.s Hugo, Steven Spielberg.s Lincoln and Tim Burton.s Dark Shadows, Gulliver McGrath is facing a dilemma. As he finishes his Vce exams juggled with his shooting schedule, the 17-year-old is tossing up whether to embark on a university course next year or to focus on his acting career.

.Acting is my dream but it is a fickle business so I do want something to fall back on,. McGrath tells If from the Adelaide set of writer-director Nicholas Verso.s The Boys in the Trees.

.I may go to university, perhaps to do a psychology degree, if my career doesn.t kick off..

In Verso.s debut feature McGrath and Toby Wallace (Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of Inxs, Parer.s War) are playing teenagers, Jonah and Corey, who embark on a »

- Don Groves

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Young star transitions from Hollywood to Adelaide

24 September 2015 9:26 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

After starring in Martin Scorsese.s Hugo, Steven Spielberg.s Lincoln and Tim Burton.s Dark Shadows, Gulliver McGrath is playing his first co-lead role in an Australian feature.

Not bad for the Aussie actor who turned 17 last month.

In Boys in the Trees McGrath and Toby Wallace (Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of Inxs, Parer.s War) are playing teenagers who embark on a surreal journey on Halloween night in 1997.

The feature debut of writer-director Nicholas Verso, it starts a five-week shoot in Adelaide on Monday, funded by the South Australian Film Corp., Mushroom Pictures and private investors.

The producer is Mushroom Pictures. John Molloy with Hedone Productions. Kate Croser and Sandy Cameron as co-producers.

Verso wrote the feature in 2011 and then went through the Afc.s Springboard, which funded his short The Last Time I Saw Richard, which was named best short fiction film at the Aacta Awards. »

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