Josh Lawson will play Paul Hogan in Hoges, Fremantle Media's mini for Channel Seven.
Joining Lawson are Justine Clarke as Hogan's partner Noelene and Ryan Corr as John Cornell, his best friend and manager.
Also starring are Laura Gordon (Ms Fisher.s Murder Mysteries) as Linda Kozlowski, Nikki Osborn (Granny Smith) as Delvene Delaney, Sean Keenan (Puberty Blues, Glitch) as Young Paul and Marny Kennedy (The Saddle Club) as Young Noelene.
.Paul Hogan has always been one of my heroes", Lawson said in a statement, "so this role is as exciting as it is challenging.".
"He.s such an iconic figure. Everyone loves Hoges and one of his great gifts was making audiences feel like we really knew him. But there.s so much of his life that many people don.t know about and I.m thrilled that