Cast confirmed for ABC’s Janet King
Vince Colosimo, Damian Walshe-Howling, John Howard & Deborah Kennedy join the Crownies spin-off.
Not only does she star in Crownies spin-off Janet King for the ABC but she is also the star of Seven’s upcoming A Place to Call Home.
She returns to ABC1 as Senior Crown Prosecutor Janet King in the eight hour Screentime mini-series which began production yesterday.
Joining the cast are Vince Colosimo as Chief Superintendent Jack Rizzoli, Damian Walshe-Howling as rising star prosecutor Owen Mitchell, John Howard, Sonia Todd, Jessica Napier, Deborah Kennedy and Tiriel Mora.
Returning Crownies alumni include Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Peter Kowitz, Christopher Morris, Indiana Evans, Jeanette Cronin, Aimee Pedersen and Lewis Fitz-Gerald.
The series is produced by Karl Zwicky, Lisa Scott and co-produced by Jane Allen, with Hilary Bonney as story consultant and associate producer. Writers are Greg Haddrick, Jane Allen, Kris Mrksa and Shaun Grant, Janet King with directors Grant Brown, Peter Andrikidis and Ian Watson. Screentime’s Des Monaghan and Greg Haddrick are Executive Producers.
Des Monaghan said “Screentime is delighted that the strength of this production has attracted such an outstanding calibre of cast, to realise characters both new and returning. They will join some of this country’s most talented writers, directors and producers to bring Janet King to vibrant life on screen.”
“Marta Dusseldorp is compelling and captivating as the character, Janet King,” ABC TV Head of Fiction, Carole Sklan said. “Janet returns to the DPP to confront a high-profile murder and a conspiracy which will threaten to unravel her life and everything she loves.”
It airs later this year on ABC1.