The Sunday Telegraph reports Tony Tilse (Underbelly, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, City Homicide) will direct with Stuart Quin (The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, Circle of Lies, Frauds) to produce.
“Everyone thinks they know what happened with the rise and fall of Rudd, but like a true iceberg, 90 per cent is invisible,” Quin said.
“I think we can promise some revelations in the sometimes hidden world of federal politics.”
Ellis has been a speechwriter for written speeches for Bob Carr, Paul Keating and Kim Beazley, and writes a regular political blog. He has has written two books on his experiences of the Labor party.
It is understood initial approaches have been made to ‘prominent actors’ to play the lead roles although none have been finalised.
No network has yet been attached to the untitled project.