Actor Alex Williams (Underground: The Julian Assange Story, The Heights, By no means Tear Us Aside: The INXS Story) has been solid within the title function of Warnie, 9’s upcoming miniseries.
Manufacturing commenced this week in Melbourne on the 2 half drama.
The venture has drawn some criticism from household, buddies and Warne’s longtime agent, James Erskine.
Based on a press launch, the 9Network and Screentime have met with the Warne household who’ve since provided their help for the sequence.
“The 9Network appears to be like ahead to collaborating with the household as filming continues,” mentioned 9.
“Warnie pays tribute to one of many biggest Australians of all time, the Aussie larrikin who lived life to the total. There has by no means been and by no means will likely be one other like him. Shane Warne was an Aussie legend, a cultural icon, a cricketing genius, a charmer and a loveable rogue. Warnie, as he was affectionately recognized to all, transcended cricket. Like all nice characters, he impressed excessive reactions from individuals from all walks of life, in Australia and around the globe.”
The solid additionally options Anthony Hayes (Gold, Mild Between Oceans) and Marny Kennedy (Between Two Worlds, Janet King), supported by a stellar solid together with Jacquie Brennan (Wentworth, Informer 3838), Jeremy Stanford (Winners & Losers, Wentworth), Ben Corridor (Neighbours, Satan’s Playground), Tom Stokes (The Railway Man, Equals), Darcy Kent (New Gold Mountain, Spreadsheet), and newcomer Shanti Kali.
Warnie is produced for the 9Network by Screentime, a Banijay firm and can display in 2023.