Seven has confirmed further cast for its upcoming drama, The Secret Daughter, which begins filming this week in Sydney and country NSW.
Joining Jessica Mauboy and Bonnie Sveen are Colin Friels (BlackJack, Water Rats, Killing Time) Matthew Levett (A Place To Call Home, Devil’s Playground), David Field (Catching Milat, No Activity), Rachel Gordon (Winter, The Moodys, Blue Heelers), Salvatore Coco (The Principal, Catching Milat), Jared Turner (The Almighty Johnsons, The Shannara Chronicles) and newcomer Jordan Hare.
Supporting cast members include Erin Holland (former Miss World Australia), JR Reyne (Neighbours), Libby Asciak (Here Come The Habibs), Johnny Boxer (Fat Pizza vs Housos), Terry Serio (Janet King, Home and Away, Water Rats), Harriet Gordon-Anderson (WAAPA), Jeremy Ambrum (Cleverman, Mabo) and Amanda Muggleton (Prisoner, City Homicide).
Seven’s Director of Network Production, Brad Lyons, said: “Seven is the home of Australian drama and we’re immensely proud to be bringing another great Australian story to the screen. Jessica Mauboy is an amazing talent and this is a terrific yarn full of warmth, humour and music and we can’t wait to share it with everyone.”
Screentime CEO, Rory Callaghan, added: “We are delighted that this heart-warming production has attracted a cast of such depth and calibre.”
The Secret Daughter stars Jessica Mauboy as as Billie Carter, a part-time country pub singer whose life changes forever after a chance meeting with wealthy city hotelier Jack Norton (Colin Friels).