Cast announced for Playmaker’s Reckoning
Cameras roll in Sydney on US thriller filmed entirely in Australia.
Aden Young (Rectify, The Disappearance) and Sam Trammell (The Fault In Our Stars, True Blood) head up the cast of Reckoning, a new US thriller produced by Playmaker for Sony Pictures Television Networks including AXN, in select territories in Europe and Latin America,
Set in California, the 10-episode series is being filmed and wholly produced and post produced in Australia. Production began this week in Sydney, with the assistance of Create NSW.
“We are excited to have Aden and Sam leading a talented ensemble cast to bring this riveting and suspenseful thriller to life,” said Playmaker’s David Taylor and David Maher.
“Aden and Sam and the fantastic ensemble cast are crushing it in rehearsals. We’re thrilled that production has started in beautiful Sydney,” said Marie Jacobson, EVP, Programming and Production, Sony Pictures Television Networks.
An Australian broadcaster is yet to be announced.
Reckoning explores the darkest corners of the human psyche through the eyes of two fathers, one of whom is a serial-killer. Mike (Aden Young) and Leo (Sam Trammell) try to do what’s best for the people they love and the families they protect. But as both struggle to suppress their inner demons, the murder of a local teenager sets them on a course of mutual destruction that will emanate through every facet of their quiet, suburban community.
Also joining the cast are Simone Kessell (Pine Gap, The Crossing), Laura Gordon (Undertow, Secret City 2), Gloria Garayua (How To Get Away With Murder, Bounty Hunters) Mitzi Ruhlmann (Hiding, The Code), Milly Alcock (Pine Gap, Fighting Season), Ed Oxenbould (Wildlife, Paper Planes), Finn Little (Tidelands, Angel of Mine), Anthony Phelan (The Kettering Incident, Deep Water) and Diana Glenn (The Slap, Secrets and Lies).
Created by David Hubbard (Noel) who is co-showrunner with David Eick (Battlestar Galactica, Falling Skies), Reckoning is executive produced by Playmaker’s David Taylor and David Maher (The Code, Chosen), produced by Diane Haddon (The Code, Friday On My Mind), directed and co-executive produced by Shawn Seet (The Code, Storm Boy) with Jennifer Leacey (Bite Club, Pulse) and Peter Andrikidis (Bite Club, Underbelly) also directing.