Press release Jump Street Films
Australian screen icon Jack Thompson has joined the cast of BLINDER, marking his return to the Australian Rules genre after 1980's THE CLUB.
Thompson joins the previously announced cast of Oliver Ackland, Rose McIver, Anna Hutchison, Josh Helman, Angus Sampson, Bob Morley and Zoe Carides.
Filming is currently underway in Torquay, Victoria and will continue through late April before wrapping in Boston in May. Thompson has just wrapped filming Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY.
Quote from writer/director Richard Gray: “I grew up watching films like BREAKER MORANT and THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER. We’re incredibly excited to have Jack onboard – he’s a legend.”