July 15, 2024

Additional cast members have been announced for Australian-Irish co-production Mix Tape with filming continuing in Dublin.

Alongside Teresa Palmer and Jim Sturgess are British actress Florence Hunt (Bridgerton, Cursed) and newcomer Rory Walton-Smith playing the younger versions of Alison and Daniel.

Also joining the cast are Irish actors Mark O’Halloran (Mary & George, The Virtues), Helen Behan (Malpractice, The Virtues), Conor Sánchez (Hope Street, Ellis), Jonathan Harden (Time, Blue Lights), and Siobhan O’Kelly (The Tourist, The Hardacres), along with British actor Alexis Rodney (The Gentleman, Guardians of the Galaxy) and Finnish actress Sara Soulié (Conflict, The Man Who Died).

The upcoming series is produced by Subotica and Aquarius Films, with Boat Rocker overseeing international distribution, with support from the Foxtel Group; Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland; Screen Australia; the Finnish Impact Film Fund and Screen NSW’s Made in NSW Fund.

Alison Hurbert-Burns, Commissioner and Executive Producer said: “Mix Tape takes the Foxtel Group in a bold new direction of international storytelling and brings together a stellar line-up of cast from across the globe. With production wrapped in Sydney and now underway in Dublin we are thrilled to welcome Florence and Rory along with the rest of the cast to this special series.”

Erik Pack, SVP, Global Sales and Co-Production, Boat Rocker Studios, said: “Mix Tape is sure to delight audiences around the globe and hit all the right notes by bringing romance, nostalgia, and music together with artful storytelling for an unforgettable series. We’re delighted to welcome such a talented cast to help bring this story, one with incredible international appeal, to life.”

Subotica’s Aoife O’Sullivan and Tristan Orpen Lynch, and Aquarius Films’ Angie Fielder and Polly Staniford, said: “It’s very exciting to bring this high-profile Irish-Australian co-production to an international audience, with such an acclaimed cast. We know that viewers are going to fall in love with these characters, and with the evocative soundtrack from their past and present.”

Production credit: Boat Rocker presents a Subotica and Aquarius Films production for the Foxtel Group. The series is written by Jo Spain and will be directed by Australian director Lucy Gaffy. The series will be produced by Aoife O’Sullivan and Tristan Orpen Lynch for Subotica and Angie Fielder & Polly Staniford for Aquarius Films. Alison Hurbert-Burns, Lana Greenhalgh and Clare Mirabello serve as executive producers alongside David Fortier, Ivan Schneeberg, Nick Nantell, and Erik Pack for Boat Rocker. Major production investment from the Foxtel Group in association with Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland and Screen Australia. Financed with support from the Finnish Impact Film Fund and Screen NSW’s Made in NSW Fund who are also supporting post, digital and visual effects.

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