19 February 2014 1:41 AM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

After 15 years of impressive. work in Australian films and TV series, Don Hany has the chance to make a name for himself in the Us.

Meanwhile young Aussie actress Natasha Bassett has scored a role in a Fox network comedy pilot, Here.s Your Damn Family.

Hany, who starred in The Broken Shore, Serangoon Road, Devils Dust and Offspring, has landed the lead role in Warriors, the pilot for a Us drama series.

Hany will play George Mann, a trauma surgeon for a Us military hospital inspired by the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Caring for injured servicemen takes its toll on Hany.s character. The pilot was written by Chris Keyser (Party of Five, Sisters) and will be produced by Mandeville TV and ABC Studios for the ABC network.

Bassett, whose credits include Mental, Rake, Wild Boys and the Oz-shot NBC series Camp, will play a »

- Don Groves

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