Redfern family back in town
AARON Pedersen is among cast members who join a new series of ABC1’s Redfern Now. Also joining the series are Craig McLachlan, Meyne Wyatt, Ernie Dingo, Steve Bisley, Sarah Woods and Tammy Clarkson.
Returning characters are played by Wayne Blair, Deborah Mailman, Ursula Yovich, Lisa Flanagan, Stephen Curry, Dean Daley Jones and Leah Purcell.
Filming of the new six-part season began yesterday. It is penned by by Leah Purcell, Wayne Blair, John Bell, Adrian Russell Wills and Steven McGregor. It will be directed by Wayne Blair, Leah Purcell, Rachel Perkins, Beck Cole and Adrian Russell Wills.
‘‘ Redfern Now season two will again be a highlight in ABC Television’s schedule, with favourite characters returning, new families with dilemmas that will touch the hearts of audiences, and the wonderful storytelling by Australia’s leading Indigenous creatives,’’ says ABC TV’s Indigenous Department head Sally Riley.
Series one won a Logie as Most Outstanding Drama and AACTA Awards for Leah Purcell and writer Steven McGregor.
Redfern Now is produced by Blackfella Films’ Darren Dale and Miranda Dear, with internationally acclaimed writer Jimmy McGovern as story producer.
Redfern Now: Coming in 2014, ABC1.