Griffiths back home and work flows in
said all the juicy television roles were in Hollywood? Rachel Griffiths (pictured) has signed on for yet another local project, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph reports. This time the Oscarnominated actor will play former New Idea editor Dulcie Boling in the hotly anticipated follow-up to the Logie Awardwinning Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo. Mandy McElhinney will co-star as Woman’s Day editor Nene King in Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, a mini-series about the bitter rivalry between the two women. McElhinney won the plum gig after impressing in her role as Kerry Packer’s secretary on Channel 9’s upcoming series Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War. Paper Giants: Magazine Wars starts filming in Melbourne on August 13. It also features Angus Sampson and Lucy Bell. Griffiths returned home with her husband and three young children after Brothers & Sisters was axed in the US. She has found no shortage of work here, starring alongside another returned Aussie Anthony LaPaglia in the Channel 10 telemovie Underground. Griffiths will play Julian Assange’s mother in the movie about the controversial Wikileaks founder’s humble beginnings in Australia. She also appeared as a guest judge on Ten’s I Will Survive, admitting that 2012 was proving to be the year she ‘‘said yes to crazy stuff’’.