Charlie's Country and Wolf Creek 2 confirmed for SA
Film production in South Australia maintained its recent strong momentum, with the announcement today that the two SAFC supported features were among the three feature films supported by Screen Australia at its September investment meeting. These films – Wolf Creek 2 and Charlie’s Country – will add to the already impressive slate of South Australian production in line for the next twelve months, and contribute to the bustling activity at the Adelaide Studios.
Original Wolf Creek director Greg McLean returns to South Australia for the thriller/horror film Wolf Creek 2, which will see the long-awaited return of the mad killer Mick Taylor. Written by McLean and Aaron Sterns, the film is also produced by Helen Leake, McLean and Steve Topic. It is expected to go into production in early 2013.
Charlie’s Country will see acclaimed director Rolf de Heer collaborate once again with David Gulpilil (The Tracker). Produced by Nils Erik Nielsen and Peter Djigirr, the film is an uplifting tragi-comic portrait of one man’s struggle to define himself as an Aboriginal in modern Australia.
While these films are to be shot primarily on location, both are expected to utilise facilities at the new Adelaide Studios in 2013.