SJM's Catherine Van-Davies has been picking up a lot of press around her role in SBS series 'Hungry Ghosts'. She talks to Canberra Times below.
"She's a character who doesn't know she's the hero of the story," she says.
"It's imposed on her and we meet her when she's lost everything. She's lost her business, she's lost her partner who is also her business partner - the things that she identifies herself with.
"On a deep cultural level she doesn't know where to identify and feels like she's between two worlds. It's through her vulnerability that she has no choice but to take on these bigger identity questions."
Read the full article HERE.
The intense, high concept contemporary drama tells the story of two disparate and disconnected worlds, thrown together. In one, death and sacrifice; in another, the chance for new life.
It's a complex tale of sex, lies, manipulation, grand betrayal and revenge, with, at its heart, the suggestion of an unlikely redemption.
Watch the trailer HERE.
Hit TV series 'Five Bedrooms' will be returning to screens 13 August, this time on streaming service Peacock TV.
The drama follows five singles who meet at the singles' table at a wedding. After bemoaning their seeming inability to land a mate and a piece of property of their own while downing several bottles of champagne, they decide to pitch in and buy a house together. What could go right?
It's a grand social experiment with one glaring problem: They'll have to actually live with each other - all while journeying together through personal disasters, life-turning crises, and moments of love, joy, and heartbreak.
Watch the trailer below.
Four-part drama series 'Hungry Ghosts' is set to premiere on SBS over four consecutive nights this 24 August.
When a tomb in Vietnam is accidentally opened on the eve of the Hungry Ghost Festival, a vengeful spirit is unleashed, bringing the dead with him. As these spirits wreak havoc across the Vietnamese-Australian community in Melbourne, reclaiming the lost loves and exacting revenge, young woman May Le (Van-Davies) must rediscover her true heritage and accept her destiny to help bring balance to a community still traumatised by war.
Watch the series trailer below.
'Hearts and Bones' starring SJM's Hayley McElhinney alongside Hugo Weaving has been fast tracked to a digital release via Madman Films.
A war photographer has just returned home to prepare for his latest exhibition when a South Sudanese refugee appears at his door with a request – that he not exhibit any photographs of the massacre in his village, taken 15 years earlier. What emerges is an unlikely friendship between the two men. While sifting through the photographer’s archive, they make a startling discovery – the refugee’s daughter, thought dead, may still be alive. As more revelations arise, both men begin to question their past and in their search, they discover salvation.
Watch it now on Madman Films website.
A gripping thriller, set in Maralinga, South Australia, at the height of the Cold War. At a remote army base carrying out British nuclear testing, paranoia runs rife and nuclear bombs are not the only things being put to the test, as loyalty, love, and betrayal are pitted against each another.
Watch the trailer HERE.
'First Day' is a new ABC kids drama about a transgender girl navigating her first year at high school. The series will air as a four part, half hour episode series and stars transgender teen Evie MacDonald. The role is Evie's acting debut.
'First Day' is available on ABC ME + iview. Watch the trailer below.
USA Network's hit drama series 'Dare Me', based on the bestselling novel by Megan Abbott, is now available to watch on Netflix.
Starring SJM's Marlo Kelly - who earned rave reviews for her role as Beth from US critics - alongside Herizen Guardiola, the series follows the fraught relationship between two best friends after a new coach arrives to bring their team to prominence. While the girls’ friendship is put to the test, their young lives are changed forever when a shocking crime rocks their quiet rust belt town.
Part coming-of-age story, part sport drama, part murder mystery, 'Dare Me' exposes the physical and psychological extremes that some young women are willing to endure in order to get ahead.”
You can check out the trailer below.
SJM's Adam Demos has been announced to star in new Netflix series 'Sex/Life', based on the BB Easton book '44Chapters About 4 Men'.
Demos will play Brad Simon, the heartbreak Billie never got over that rises from her past and turns her marriage and suburban life upside down.
Read about it on Deadline HERE.
Based on the real-life prison escape by three young political prisoners imprisoned for working on behalf of the ANC, determine to escape from the notorious white man's 'Robben Island', Pretoria Prison.
Lifetime has greenlit a five movie series based on the 'Ruby Landry' novels. The first of the five new original movies, 'V.C. Andrews’ Ruby', will star Australian twins Raechelle Banno as “Ruby” and SJM's Karina Banno as “Giselle.”
Watched over by her loving Grandmère Catherine, Ruby Landry is filled with hope as love blooms with her high school sweetheart Paul Tate. But lingering thoughts of her mysterious father and her mother’s death often creep into Ruby’s mind. As dark family secrets begin to reveal themselves when Paul’s parents forbid him from seeing Ruby, Ruby is further devastated when her beloved Grandmère passes away.
Forced to flee to New Orleans from the Bayou, Ruby searches for her estranged father, one of the richest men in the city, as she clings to her memories of Paul and their forbidden love.
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