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A stunning cast to join Miranda Tapsell and director Wayne Blair in new Australian film Top End Wedding

03 April 2018

Entertainment One (eOne), Goalpost Pictures Australia, Screen Australia, the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and The Northern Territory Government announced today that Top End Wedding, a new feature film co-written by and starring Darwin’s own Miranda Tapsell is set to go into production mid-April in Adelaide and then across the Northern Territory.

Top End Wedding is co-written by Joshua Tyler (Plonk), directed by Wayne Blair and produced by Goalpost Pictures’ Rosemary Blight and Kylie du Fresne and Kojo Entertainment’s Kate Croser. It tells the story of successful Sydney lawyer Lauren, played by Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires, Love Child) and her fiancée Ned played by British actor Gwilym Lee (Bohemian Rhapsody, Jamestown, The Hollow Crown). 

Joining the leading actors are a stellar ensemble cast including AACTA Award nominee Kerry Fox (Bright Star, Cloud Street), Ursula Yovich (The Code, Around The Block, Australia), Shari Sebbens (Thor: Ragnarok, The Sapphires, Redfern Now), Huw Higginson (Janet King, A Place To Call Home, The Bill) and Elaine Crombie (Top of The Lake, Redfern Now, Black Comedy).

Producers are Goalpost’s Rosemary Blight and Kylie du Fresne and Kojo Entertainment’s Kate Croser with executive producers Glen Condie and Ben Grant. TOP END WEDDING has been financed by Screen Australia with support from The Northern Territory Government and the South Australian Film Corporation. Post production will be completed in South Australia. It will be released in Australia and New Zealand by Entertainment One (eOne) and is being sold worldwide by Berlin-based Films Boutique. 

The film reunites many of the key team from the hit film The Sapphires, including Miranda Tapsell and Shari Sebbens, director Wayne Blair and producers Rosemary Blight and Kylie du Fresne.

Top End Wedding will showcase extraordinary landscapes and beautiful locations. Along with Adelaide, the shooting locations include the Top End’s seldom seen Tiwi Islands, as well as Kakadu, Katherine and Darwin.

Read the full release here.

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