Hot Tip: Meet the new Michael Hutchence

Actor Luke Arnold looks set to play Michael Hutchence in Seven's INXS mini-series.

2013-04-04_0952TV Tonight hears actor Luke Arnold has been cast as Michael Hutchence in Seven’s two part mini-series Never Tear Us Apart: The INXS Story.

And it’s a very good likeness.

Luke Arnold has appeared in Winners and Losers, Lowdown, City Homicide, The Pacific and Rush. He also plays the lead role in Michael Bay’s Treasure Island prequel, Black Sails.

The first drama project from Shine Australia will trace INXS’ rise to glory, to the bitter aftermath of dealing with the loss of Hutchence.

Other roles to be portrayed include Jon, Tim and Andrew Farriss, Kirk Pengilly and Gary Beers, plus their manager Chris Murphy.

Shooting begins mid-year.

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