Marta Dusseldorp as Janet King. 

The third season of Screentime’s ABC drama Janet King, starring Marta Dusseldorp, goes into production this week.

Joining the established cast of Damian Walshe-Howling, Peter Kowitz, Christopher Morris, Andrea Demetriades, Anita Hegh and Hamish Michael for the third instalment will be Don Hany, Robert Mammone, Susie Porter, Andrew Ryan, Huw Higginson, John Bach, Steve Le Marquand, Arka Das and Adam Demos.

This season, Janet will confront “a hornet’s nest of illegal gambling, organised crime and money laundering, while investigating the tragic death of a young sports star.”

Written by Greg Haddrick, Felicity Packard, and Niki Aken with Alexa Wyatt as writer/script producer, the season will be directed by Peter Andrikidis, Grant Brown and Catherine Millar.

Janet King is produced by Karl Zwicky and Lisa Scott with Hilary Bonney and Marta Dusseldrop as associate producers. Screentime’s Haddrick, ABC’s Sally Riley and Kym Goldsworthy are executive producers.

“Established as a drama that tackles political, legal and social relevancies head on, this series of Janet King will delve into the world of match fixing and sports science. Marta Dusseldorp's carriage of this character is exemplary, and we are delighted that this series has attracted such a high calibre of cast to work alongside our already established characters,” said Haddrick.  

Riley said: “Janet King’s steely determination to uncover the truth will plunge audiences into the dangerous world of corruption in sport for what promises to be a thrilling third series for this iconic heroine.”

Janet King is produced in association with Screen NSW.

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