Seven has announced that The Secret Daughter, starring Jessica Mauboy, will premiere October 3.
Mauboy leads series cast as Billie Carter, a part-time country pub singer whose life changes forever after a chance meeting with wealthy city hotelier Jack Norton, played by Colin Friels.
The drama also stars Bonnie Sveen (Home and Away), Matt Levett (A Place To Call Home, Devil.s Playground), David Field (Catching Milat, No Activity), Rachel Gordon (Winter, The Moodys, Blue Heelers), Salvatore Coco (The Principal, Catching Milat) and Jared Turner (The Almighty Johnsons, The Shannara Chronicles).
The Secret Daughter is a Screentime, a Banijay Group company, production for Channel Seven produced with the financial assistance of Screen Australia and Screen Nsw.
The series was directed by Leah Purcell, Geoff Bennett and Paul Moloney, and written by Justin Monjo, Greg Haddrick, Louise Bowes and Keith Thompson.