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Watch Zac Efron in new trailer for South Australian shot feature GOLD
07 December 2021
South Australian shot Stan Original Film Gold, led by an all-star cast featuring Zac Efron, Susie Porter and Anthony Hayes, will premiere 26 January, 2022 on Stan and will screen in select cinemas from 13 January, 2022 – check out the thrilling new trailer and photos below!
Efron (The Greatest Showman, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile) joins the AACTA Award-winning stars Porter (Ladies in Black, The Second), and Hayes (Animal Kingdom, The Light Between Oceans, War Machine), who also directs, co-stars and co-wrote Gold with Polly Smyth.
Set against the backdrop of a vast, unique and unforgiving landscape, Gold is a taut thriller about greed and the lengths people will go to secure themselves a fortune.
When two drifters travelling through the desert stumble across the biggest gold nugget ever found, the dream of immense wealth and greed takes hold. They hatch a plan to protect and excavate their bounty with one man leaving to secure the necessary equipment to pull it out of the earth. The other man remains and must endure harsh desert elements, preying wild dogs and mysterious intruders, whilst battling the sinking suspicion that he has been abandoned to his own fate.
The film was shot late last year around Leigh Creek in South Australia’s unique Flinders Ranges.
John Schwarz and Michael Schwarz’s Deeper Water Films (Killerman, Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan), produced the film alongside Anthony Hayes for Rogue Star Pictures, with South Australian co-producer Julie Byrne of Adelaide Studios based production company Triptych Pictures.
Executive producers are Silvio Salom, Nick Forward, Paul Wiegard, Nicholas Cole and Andrew Mann.
The Stan Original Film Gold was developed and financed with the assistance of the South Australian Film Corporation. Madman Entertainment are handling theatrical distribution for Australia and New Zealand, with Altitude Film Sales handling global sales. Zac Efron is represented by WME, Viewpoint and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson.
The Stan Original Film Gold will be exclusively streaming on Stan on 26 January, 2022. The film will also be released in selected Australian cinemas from 13 January, 2022.