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Airdate: Prosper

Richard Roxburgh & Rebecca Gibney head up a wealthy & powerful family in a new drama set in the inner sanctum of the evangelical megachurch.

New local drama series Prosper, starring Richard Roxburgh (Rake, Elvis, Bali 2002) and Rebecca Gibney (Halifax: Retribution, Back to the Rafters, Wanted), will premiere on Stan in January.

Prosper is described as a razor-sharp drama set in the inner sanctum of the evangelical megachurch, U Star, run by the wealthy and powerful Quinn family. When their charismatic founder and pastor announces an impulsive US expansion, the collision between faith and ambition threatens to tear his family and church apart.

The ensemble cast includes Ewen Leslie (Bali 2002, The Stranger), Ming-Zhu Hii (La BreaPeter Rabbit), Jacob Collins-Levy (True History of the Kelly Gang, The Witcher: Blood Origin), Hayley McCarthy (Sylvie’s Love, The Originals), Jordi Webber (Nomad, Deadlands, Power Ranger) Jacek Koman (Moulin Rouge!, Children of Men, Rake), Andrea Solonge (Class of ’07, Privileged), Brigid Zengeni (Totally Completely Fine, The Secret She Keeps), Alex Fitzalan (The WildsSlender Man) and Alexander D’Souza in his acting debut.

Created by Matt Cameron (Jack Irish, Secret City) and Jason Stephens (Lambs of God, Upright) and developed with the support of Stan, Lionsgate, Screen Australia and Screen NSW, Prosper is written by Matt Cameron, Liz Doran (Barons, Please Like Me), Louise Fox (Glitch, Broadchurch) and Belinda Chayko (Fires, Stateless). The series is directed by Jennifer Leacey (The Secret She Keeps, Stan Original Series The Commons) and Shaun Wilson (Romantic Getaway, Frayed), and produced by Jason Stephens and Andrew Walker (Deadloch, Rosehaven). Helen Bowden is executive producer for Lingo Pictures and Cailah Scobie and Amanda Duthie are the executive producers for Stan.

The Stan Original Series Prosper is produced by Lingo Pictures, part of ITV Studios, with major production investment from Screen Australia with the assistance of the NSW Government via Screen NSW and the Made in NSW Fund. Lionsgate will handle all sales outside of Australia.

Thursday January 18 on Stan.

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