An impressive cast is being assembled for Tangle, the new locally-produced drama being made by Showtime. Justine Clarke, Ben Mendelsohn, Catherine McClements, Matt Day, Kat Stewart and Joel Tobeck have all signed on.
Produced by John Edwards and Imogen Banks, the 10 part drama deals with ‘the tangled lives of parents, their teenagers, and the shifting moral compass of modern life.’
John Edwards said “A cast of this quality not only makes for great fun, they can make alchemy.”
The series will be shot in and around Melbourne from September and screen in 2009.
An outstanding Australian cast has been secured for TANGLE the new 10 x 1 hour premium original series from the makers of Love My Way.
Headlining the cast are:
* Justine Clarke (Love My Way 3, Bastard Boys, Look Both Ways)
* AFI Award winner Ben Mendelsohn (Love My Way 2 and 3, Australia, Beautiful Kate)
* TV Week Silver Logie and AFI Award winner Catherine McClements
(Water Rats, The Secret Life of Us, Rush)
* Matt Day (Spooks, Hell Has Harbour Views)
* Kat Stewart (Underbelly, Newstopia, Kick, City Homicide) and
* Joel Tobeck (Lord of the Rings, Little Fish, The Water Horse, Accidents Happen)
A gritty drama, TANGLE is being produced by John Edwards and Imogen Banks. Executive Producers will be Hugh Marks for Southern Star, and Kim Vecera for SHOWTIME Australia.
In making the announcement producer John Edwards said “A cast of this quality not only makes for great fun, they can make alchemy.”
Executive Producer Kim Vecera added ‘The producers have secured a wonderfully strong company of actors to anchor our new drama. I know they will individually bring something unique to the show”
Dealing with the tangled lives of parents, their teenagers, and the shifting moral compass of modern life, TANGLE will be shot in and around Melbourne, Victoria from September this year. The show will premiere on showcase in 2009.
Written by Fiona Seres (Love My Way, Dangerous, The Surgeon) and Tony McNamara (Love My Way, The Secret Life of Us) and to be directed by Jessica Hobbs (Love My Way, Curtin, Answered by Fire), Matthew Saville (The King, Noise, The Surgeon) and Stuart McDonald (The Secret Life of Us, Summer Heights High, SeaChange) TANGLE is being produced with the assistance of Film Victoria and investment by AUSTAR.