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Drown casts Matt Levett, launches crowdfunding campaign

30 August 2012 6:21 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Local feature film Drown has cast Matt Levett in the lead role and has launched an online crowd-funding campaign.

The low-budget film, which will tackle themes of bullying and homophobia, aims to raise $100,000 in 65 days via Indiegogo.

Levett is currently working on upcoming Seven Network drama, A Place To Call Home, and has previously appeared in Winners & Losers, All Saints, Home and Away, Rescue Special Ops, Two Twisted and as a series regular on ABC.s third season of Bed of Roses.

He will play lead character Len in Drown, which follows three lifesavers on a big night out when jealousy, homophobic fears and unrequited lust culminate in a tragic booze-fueled episode of bullying.

Other roles will be cast shortly through Maura Fay Casting.

Drown is being directed by local filmmaker Dean Francis and is based on a play by Stephen Davis. Francis made his feature film debut with Road Train »

- Brendan Swift

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