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July 2018

UPRIGHT

Tim’s signed a major production deal with Foxtel and today, along with Screen Australia, they announced his starring role in UPRIGHT, a landmark co-production with Sky UK. He’s co-producing, writing the music and co-writing the script for the eight-part series, sure to resonate with Australian and international viewers.

Tim: “From the moment I heard about the idea for UPRIGHT, I knew it was the show I’d been waiting to make. I like stories that make me laugh and think and cry, I adore the landscapes of outback Australia, and I love music, and homecomings, and characters full of flaws. It’s awesome to be writing with this extraordinary team, and I’m looking forward to acting alongside Milly Alcock, who I think is a really special talent.”

There’s a stellar team behind UPRIGHT, including the creator Chris Taylor (The Chaser) with whom Tim is writing the series alongside award-winning writer-actors Kate Mulvany (Fighting Season, Jasper Jones stage play) and Leon Ford (Offspring, No Activity). The Director is Matthew Saville (Please Like Me). Tim is Executive Producer with Penny Win and Helen Bowden. Producers are Lingo Pictures’ Jason Stephens, Chris Taylor and Melissa Kelly (Hounds of Love).
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There’s a new trailer out for the Robin Hood movie, with a few more glimpses of Tim as Friar Tuck:

If you don’t use Facebook you can find the trailer on Twitter or YouTube.

Friar Tuck Tim_Minchin

Directed by Otto Bathurst and filmed in Croatia and Hungary, Robin Hood is a gritty new take on the classic story.

Taron Egerton will play Robin Hood, with Jamie Foxx as Little John, Eve Hewson as Maid Marian, Jamie Dornan as Will Scarlet and Ben Mendelsohn as Sheriff of Nottingham.

IMDb: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.

The film hits movie theatres November 2018.

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Matilda&Me_iTunes (UK & IRE)

ABC has released Matilda & Me to rent or buy on iTunes in the UK and Ireland!

UK: https://ab.co/MatildaandMeiTunesUK 
Ireland: https://ab.co/MatildaandMeiTunesIre

Narrated by Tim’s sister Nel, who co-directed with Rhian Skirving, Matilda & Me tells the story of Tim’s journey with Matilda The Musical to the Sydney Lyric Theatre. The doco includes a mix of rare family footage, interviews, musical performance and Australian Matilda The Musical rehearsals. More details here.

Matilda & Me is already available on DVD in the UK and DVD and iTunes in Australia.

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