Wednesday 29 June 2022 05:03 AM Baz Luhrmann's Australia to be expanded into a six-episode limited series trends now

Wednesday 29 June 2022 05:03 AM Baz Luhrmann's Australia to be expanded into a six-episode limited series trends now
Wednesday 29 June 2022 05:03 AM Baz Luhrmann's Australia to be expanded into a six-episode limited series trends now

Wednesday 29 June 2022 05:03 AM Baz Luhrmann's Australia to be expanded into a six-episode limited series trends now

Baz Luhrmann's epic Australia to be expanded into a six-episode limited series called Faraway Downs

View
comments

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 and Hugh Jackman, was originally released in 2008 and cost a reported US$130million to make.

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

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

read more from dailymail.....

PREV Friday 5 August 2022 11:37 PM Michelle Collins 'to marry her toyboy fiancé Mike Davidson, 38, next week' trends now
NEXT Saturday 6 August 2022 12:22 AM Kylie Minogue, 54, stuns in a dusty pink tulle dress as she promotes her vegan ... trends now