ABC3 has released an energetic trailer its upcoming teen series Tomorrow When the War Began.
As first revealed by TV Tonight, the series is an adaptation of the John Marsden novels, previously the basis of a feature film.
The cast includes Sibylla Budd, Deborah Mailman, James Stewart, Alison Bell with teen roles by Molly Daniels, Narek Arman, Jon Prasida, Madeleine Clunies-Ross, Madeleine Madden, Andrew Creer, Fantine Banulski and Keith Purcell.
The six-part adventure series tells the story of a group of young Australian friends who find themselves in the midst of a hostile takeover by a newly forced Asian Coalition. The unsuspecting Australian military is quickly overwhelmed and none of Australia’s allies, including the U.S., are immediately willing to risk possible nuclear war to come to her aid.
The teenagers must overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and discover that in order to save the things they hold most precious, they must be prepared to sacrifice everything.
An Ambience Entertainment Production in association with ABC3, Screen Australia and Film Victoria. Based on the novels by John Marsden. Producers: Michael Boughen and Tony Winley. Executive Producers: Matthew Street and Kim Vecera.
Saturday 23 April at 7:30pm on ABC3.