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Lincoln Lewis & Kodi Smit-McPhee casted in Nine’s ‘Gallipoli’

Lincoln Lewis & Kodi Smith-McPhee

Romeo and Juliet star and House Husbands new cast member have been announced to be among the cast for the Endemol Australia/Nine Network miniseries Gallipoli.

Others to join the big ensemble include: Harry Greenwood, Tom Budge,Matt Nable, Anthony Hayes, Lachy Hulme and Ashleigh Cummings (Puberty Blues).

A three-month shoot starts in and around Melbourne on March 17 with Glendyn Ivin (Beaconsfield, Puberty Blues) directing.

Kodi plays the role of 17-year-old Thomas “Tolly” Johnson, who lies about his age to enlist with his brother Bevan in the Great War and finds himself at Gallipoli, caught up in the chaos and key battles.

The rest of the cast will be announced shortly as the mini-series will air in 2015.

This mini-series is produced by Matchbox Pictures and Sam Worthington’s Full Clip.

The Gallipoli story will focus on the team of journalists who were embedded at Gallipoli and how they triggered the decision to end the campaign.

Shooting starts in South Australia mid-2014, with Sam Worthington as executive producer and in a starring role, and Michael Rymer directing.

Stay tuned to Hollywood Treatment to find out more on this exciting new mini-series!

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