International cast for Deadline Gallipoli

2014-06-15_0020UK actors Charles Dance and Hugh Dancy, will join Sam Worthington, Ewen Leslie, Bryan Brown and Rachel Griffiths in Foxtel’s upcoming Deadline Gallipoli.

Also appearing will be Aussie actresses Anna Torv and Jessica De Gouw.

Filming on the four-hour miniseries co-produced by Worthington, begins in Adelaide tomorrow, The Australian reports.

The Matchbox Pictures co-production tells the story of the Gallipoli campaign through the eyes of Australian war correspondents Charles Bean (Joel Jackson) and Keith Murdoch (Ewen Leslie), photographer Philip Schuler (Sam Worthington) and Britain’s Ellis Ashmead Bartlett (Hugh Dancy).

Rachel Griffiths will play the wife of British General Sir Ian Hamilton (Charles Dance), Bryan Brown plays General William Bridges.

Michael Rymer (Hannibal, Battlestar Galactica, Angel Baby) will direct.

Set to screen for the 100th Anniversary next year, it will join Nine’s Gallipoli drama and ABC’s ANZAC Girls -the latter will air later this year.

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