Wednesday 29 June 2022 05:03 AM Baz Luhrmann's Australia to be expanded into a six-episode limited series trends now
Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has announced his next project will be a six-hour 'reimagining' of his big-budget epic Australia.
It will be re-cut as a six-episode limited series called Faraway Downs, reports Variety.
Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has announced his next project will be a six-hour 'reimagining' of his big-budget epic Australia. The period romance, starring Nicole Kidman (right) and Hugh Jackman (left), was originally released in 2008 and cost a reported US$130million to make
The project should be completed by the end of 2022 and will stream on Hulu and as a Star Original on Disney+.
Australia, billed as an 'Aussie Gone with the Wind', received poor reviews upon its cinematic release and failed to make a profit despite grossing more than US$211.3million worldwide.
Storyline details for Faraway Downs are unavailable, but it's understood the series will use footage shot for the original film, which ran