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THE CAST

ANGUS McLAREN

JAKE

Accomplished Australian actor Angus McLaren leapt to fame with the popular Australian television series Packed to the Rafters and H2O: Just Add Water.


He made his professional debut when he was 12 years old, quickly acquiring a number of TV credits, including roles in Something in the Air, The Saddle Club, Blue Heelers, Comedy Inc and the long-running drama series, Neighbours.


Taking a step back in 2014 to refine his craft, Angus studied at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, before augmenting his skills with masterclasses in New York and Los Angeles.


Since graduating, Angus has made a resurgence to our screens with roles in Australian comedy The Merger and television series Home and Away and Doctor Doctor. He also won Nine Network's Channel 9 Best Actor Award at the Western Australian Screen Academy Awards for his portrayal of Will in the short film Quartermaine.


This year, Angus appears in American-Australian thriller Hotel Mumbai, alongside Armie Hammer and Dev Patel, playing the love interest of his The Naked Wanderer co-star Natasha Liu Bordizzo.


Angus is also a talented musician, with a string of theatre roles and experience performing in indie rock bands as a drummer and bassist.

NATASHA LIU BORDIZZO

VALERIE

Natasha Liu Bordizzo is an Australian actress and model, whose talent and versatility has taken her all around the world. She has starred in high-grossing feature films, appeared on international covers (Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Rayli) and is a brand ambassador for iconic Australian brand Bonds and international fashion label Chanel.


Natasha’s breakout film role in the 2016 remake of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon earned her international acclaim, and follow-up roles alongside Hollywood superstars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Dev Patel and Armie Hammer.


Best known for her role in Detective Chinatown 2 (which shattered records, earning over $300 million in its first five days), Natasha’s career has already shown strong diversity.


She plays an Australian back-packer in American-Australian thriller Hotel Mumbai, an acrobat in The Greatest Showman, a complex and conflicted character in the short film, Armour and showcases her vocal talents in Sony’s upcoming animated film, Wish Dragon.


With a black belt in Taekwondo and talent to boot, there’s no doubt that Natasha is a force to be reckoned with.

JOHN CLEESE

BRIAN KING

British comedy legend John Cleese is an actor, voice actor, screenwriter and producer with over 150 credits. He is most famous for his work with the comedy group Monty Python (1969), and for the popular British television series Fawlty Towers (1975), and has starred in films, written several books and created award-winning comedy shows during his acclaimed career.


In the 80's and 90's, John co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis, and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and Fierce Creatures (1997), both of which he also wrote. He also starred in Clockwise and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films, two Harry Potter films, and three Shrek films. He also supplies his voice to numerous animated and video projects, and frequently does commercials.


John co-founded Video Arts, a production company making entertaining training films, as well as The Secret Policeman's Ball benefit shows - to raise funds for the human rights organisation Amnesty International. Education and learning are also important elements of his life - he was Rector of the University of Saint Andrews from 1973 until 1976, and continues to be a professor-at-large of Cornell University in New York.

SOPHIE KENNEDY CLARK

ANGEL

Sophie Kennedy Clark is an exciting Scottish actress and emerging producer, whose career has gone from strength to strength.


Sophie’s first big break came when she starred as David Tennant's eldest daughter in the television series Single Father. Since then, she’s been on set with Tim Burton in Dark Shadows, starred in the first episode of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, worked with Lars von Trier on his controversial film Nymphomaniac, and won a Scottish Bafta for her role as the younger version of Judi Dench’s title character in Philomena.


Sophie’s diverse career continues to flourish, appearing in London's Southwark Playhouse theatre production Eight Women, and in a handful of big projects including The Danish Girl (2015), Obey (2018) and Australian drama series The Cry.


She has recently finished producing her first short film, Gutterpunks, in which she also stars.

MEGAN SMART

JASMINE

Megan Smart is a charismatic and emerging Australian actress, presenter and voice artist.


Since perfecting her skills at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth, Megan has appeared alongside Simon Baker in Breath, Ioan Gruffudd in Harrow and Jessica Mauboy in The Secret Daughter.


This year is set to be an exciting one for Megan, with roles in feature films The Naked Wanderer, Standing Up for Sunny and M4M, and recording her voice acting debut for Will Gluck’s Peter Rabbit 2.
Megan is also talented performer, appearing on stage in a range of theatrical productions.

ALAN LITTLE

ELI

Alan Little is an Aboriginal actor who studied a Bachelor of Acting at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth. 


Alan is a talented performer, appearing in a range of stage productions, including Black Swan, Shakespeare 400 and Yirra Yaakin’s Conversations with Dead and Skylab. The Naked Wanderer is Alan’s feature film debut.

JAMIE TIMONY

KEITH

Jamie Timony is one of those rare talents – he is an actor, musician, creator, producer, writer and director.
Shown in over 130 countries, Jamie first made his starring in all three seasons of the Nickelodeon/Disney turned Netflix smash hit TV series H2O: Just Add Water (2006). Since then, he has had a diverse career, acting alongside Hollywood stars Geoffrey Rush and Willem Dafoe. 


Jamie’s most notable feature film appearances include Australian art-house cinema Sleeping Beauty, The Hunter, and more recently John Woo's US action cult sequel Hard Target 2.


The Australian (Scottish-born) musician, has also released a solo album under the nom de musique of MOSSY, and performs the leading role in These New South Whales, an online mockumentary series on Comedy Central about his real-life punk band of the same name. 

LUCY-ROSE LEONARD

NIKKI

Lucy-Rose Leonard is an emerging Australian actress and writer.

 

Currently based in London, she trained at the Victorian College of the Arts and recently graduated from the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

 

She has performed short stories for BBC Radio 4, appeared in television comedies such as Winners and Losers, Neighbours and BBC2's 'A year in the life of'. Also an adept classical actress, she has performed at Shakespeare's Globe, most recently as Helen of Troy for the Shakespeare and Polish Festival.


With a striking celtic appearance and a passion for the classics, she is highly sought after in both Australia and the UK. Her quirky persona has enhanced her versatility and forged her along a comedic pathway with comedians such as Derek Jacobi, Rhys Thomas and Lucy Montgomery and now the hailed hero John Cleese in the Naked Wanderer

CALLAN DURLIK

CAMERON KING

Callan Durlik is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, director and producer. Callan burst onto the comedy scene in 2010. His first two stand-up gigs were at a local Perth pub, his third was at His Majesty's Theatre and his fourth was broadcast on ABC TV in front of two thousand people at the Melbourne Town Hall. 


Since then he has supported Hollywood star Tom Green on his Australian tour and won the biggest audience-voted comedy competition in the country Green Faces. Fresh from filming his feature film – The Naked Wanderer (2018), Callan is on his way to being Australia’s next comedy superstar.