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Films / News / Only the Brave ♦ June 07, 2016

Alex Russell is joining Miles Teller and Josh Brolin in Lionsgate and Black Label Media’s firefighter pic “Granite Mountain.”

Originally titled “No Exit,” the film also stars Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale and Taylor Kitsch.

“Tron: Legacy” helmer Joseph Kosinski will direct the film, which follows the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters that faced one of the deadliest wildfires in history in order to save an Arizona town, resulting in the tragic death of 19 crew members. Kitsch and Bridges will play firefighters in the film.

Ken Nolan developed the story on spec with the producers.

Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Erik Howsam, Conde Nast Entertainment’s Jeremy Steckler and Dawn Ostroff, Mike Menchel, Black Label Media’s Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill are producing the film. Black Label is financing.

Source: Variety

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Films / Gallery / Goldstone / Stills / Video ♦ April 25, 2016

Check out the official trailer for Goldstone! The film is set to have its world premiere as the opening night of the 63rd Sydney Film Festival on June 8th. I have also added production stills from the film into the gallery.

Indigenous Detective JAY SWAN arrives in the frontier town of “Goldstone” on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple “light duties” investigation opens into a web of crime and corruption. Jay must pull his life together and bury hisl differences with young local cop JOSH, so together they can bring justice to Goldstone.

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Films / Jungle / News ♦ February 11, 2016

“Jungle,” a thriller by “Wolf Creek” director Greg McLean and starring Daniel Radcliffe, will shoot in Australia, with Queensland standing in for Venezuela.

The film will shoot at least 50% on location in South East Queensland as well as at the Village Roadshow Studios on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Other locations have still to be determined. Production starts in April.

Scripted by Justin Monjo (“Rush,” “The Untold Story of INXS”), the screenplay is based on an internationally bestselling memoir of the same name by Yossi Ghinsberg. It tells the story of four travellers who set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest on a dream adventure that quickly turns into a nightmare.

Radcliffe stars alongside Queenslanders Alex Russell (“Unbroken”), Jason Clarke (“Everest,” “Zero Dark Thirty”) and Ryan Corr (“The Water Diviner”).

Source: Variety

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Films / Izzy Gets the F--k Across Town ♦ January 05, 2016

Variety has reported that Alex has joined the cast of a new indie film, Izzy Gets the F–k Across Town. Not much details have been released yet, aside from the cast which includes Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Coon, Sarah Goldberg, Rob Huebel, Brandon T. Jackson, Luka Jones, Kyle Kinane, Haley Joel Osment, Alia Shawkat, Keith Stanfield, Dolly Wells and newcomer Bobby Lamont. Production on the film is begins this month in Los Angeles.

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Alex ♦ December 11, 2015

Alex is celebrating his birthday today, and we would like to wish him a very happy birthday! We wish you all the best, and hope you have a great day. If you guys are on Twitter, make sure you send him your greetings at @Alex__Russell.

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Cut Snake / Films / Magazine Scans ♦ October 29, 2015

Here’s a scan of the feature of Cut Snake in the November 2015 issue of Empire Australasia.

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