INXS TV Drama Begins Production in Australia

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From The Hollywood Reporter:

Production is getting under way in Melbourne this week on the first of three INXS-themed projects to be released this year.

Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS is being made as a two-part miniseries for the Seven Network here and is Shine Australia’s first foray into drama.

TV actor Luke Arnold, who’s been seen on Australian screens in Winners and Losers and City Homicide will star as mercurial INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, while Nicholas Masters, Ido Drent and Andy Ryan are founding band members and brothers Tim, Jon and Andrew Farriss, respectively. Alex Williams (Underground: The Julian Assange Story) is Kirk Pengilly, and Hugh Sheridan will play Garry Gary Beers, while Damon Herriman is the band’s manager, CM Murphy.

Clockwise: Hugh Sheridan (top left) as bass guitarist Garry Gary Beers, Luke Arnold as Michael Hutchence, Alex Williams as Kirk Pengilly, newcomer Nicholas Masters plays Tim Farriss, Andy Ryan as Andrew Farriss and Ido Drent as Jon Farriss.
Clockwise: Hugh Sheridan (top left) as bass guitarist Garry Gary Beers, Luke Arnold as Michael Hutchence, Alex Williams as Kirk Pengilly, newcomer Nicholas Masters plays Tim Farriss, Andy Ryan as Andrew Farriss and Ido Drent as Jon Farriss.

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