Red Dog audition video

20 September, 2010 by IF

Join director Kriv Stenders as he auditions "Koko" – a kelpie who will feature in the WA film Red Dog.

The film is a true story adaptation of the novel of the same name by award-winning author Louis De Bernières of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin fame and tells the story of a charismatic kelpie who united a mining community in the 1970s and ‘80s while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.


US actor Josh Lucas (A Beautiful Mind) will star in the feature, produced by Nelson Woss (Ned Kelly) and Julie Ryan (Ten Canoes).

Joining Lucas is Rachael Taylor (Transformers, Summer Coda), Noah Taylor (Shine, Almost Famous), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider) Luke Ford (Animal Kingdom), Rohan Nichol (Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith) and Arthur Angel (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader).

The film will be released next year.