Veteran actor Ciaran Hinds and Odessa Younger have joined Euphoria star Jacob Elordi within the forged of premium Australian miniseries “The Slim Street to the Deep North.” Manufacturing is now below approach.
An adaptation of the Booker Prize-winning novel by Richard Flanaghan, the five-part sequence is love story set towards the backdrop of World Struggle II. Manufacturing is by Curio Footage with Prime Video releasing the title in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. In different territories, it distributed by Sony Footage Tv.
Flanaghan’s novel, printed in 2013, chronicles a century dominated by warfare, with the compelled labor on the Thai-Burma Railway as its dramatic coronary heart. The story is instructed by an Australian physician who was taken prisoner throughout World Struggle II and have become an unlikely and uncomfortable hero after the warfare’s finish.
The sequence has been in growth for a number of years and was beforehand introduced on the slate of Fremantle. Principal manufacturing funding is supplied by Display Australia, with help from the New South Wales authorities via Display NSW’s Made in NSW and PDV Funds.
The difference, which makes use of a number of time frames, boasts a robust artistic group in screenwriter Shaun Grant and director Justin Kurzel. The pair beforehand labored collectively on disturbing Cannes competitors movie “Nitram.” Grant and Kurzel each function government producers, with Alexandra Taussig producing.
Kurzel additionally beforehand directed Cannes competitors movie “Macbeth” and “Murderer’s Creed” and components of Apple TV+ sequence “Shantaram.” Grant has writing credit that embrace “Berlin Syndrome” and “Jasper Jones,” David Fincher’s acclaimed Netflix sequence “Mindhunter” and have movie “Penguin Bloom,” starring Naomi Watts.
The sequence’ different key forged embrace Olivia DeJonge (“Elvis”), Heather Mitchell (“Love Me,” “Upright”), Thomas Weatherall (“Heartbreak Excessive”), Present Kasamatsu, and Simon Baker (“Limbo,” “Breath”).
“The ability of the storytelling, which started with Richard Flanagan’s seminal novel; the brilliance of the artistic group, led by Shaun Grant and Justin Kurzel; and our breathtakingly completed forged will make this a landmark manufacturing for Australian tv and a sweeping story to be embraced by audiences all over the world,” mentioned Curio Footage’ Jo Porter and Rachel Gardner.
“ ‘The Slim Street to the Deep North’ guarantees to be a cinematic, visceral, and simple up to date love story, which explores the facility of mateship and the power of the human spirit within the face of adversity,” mentioned Sarah Christie, senior growth government at Amazon MGM Studios.
Display Australia Head of Content material Grainne Brunsdon, mentioned: “Shaun Grant and Justin Kurzel have created an epic warfare drama from Richard Flanagan’s novel, steeped in love and transformational energy. Stuffed with grandeur and richness, this sequence brings to life the horror and realities of warfare and imprisonment.”