Geoffrey rush
MIKE Kingley

Geoffrey Rush has starred in an impressive number of films including Pirates of the Carribbean, The King's Speech, Shakespeare in love, Quills and Shine. Rush's notable international awards include an Oscar, Golden Globe, British Film Award and Australian Film Institute Award and more recently the 2017 Berlinale Camera Award.

Rush will play an older Storm Boy, recounting his adventures to his troubled granddaughter and how while living on an isolated coastline with his father, Hideaway Tom, a bond with an orphaned pelican, Mr Percival, changed his life forever. 


Jai courtney
Hideaway Tom

Multi-talented Jai Courtney has starred in many international feature films, making his international debut as Charlie in the action film Jack Reacher. He then went on to star in A Good Day to Die Hard, Divergent and Suicide Squad. He is currently appearing on stage in Melbourne Australia, starring in Shakespeare's Macbeth. 

Courtney has been cast as Hideaway Tom, a protective father who removes himself and his son from society and chooses to live on the remote coastline of the Coorong. 


FINN LITTLE
STORM BOY

Finn Little is an 11-year-old Australian actor born and raised in Brisbane, Queensland. Awarded the Outstanding Drama Performance in his age group for his character piece at the Brisbane Eisteddfod, Finn is making his feature film debut with STORM BOY.


TREVOR JAMIESON
FINGERBONE BILL

Born in Subiaco, Western Australia, Trevor Jamieson is an incredibly multi-talented artist. An award winning actor across theatre, film and TV, he is also a didgeridoo player, guitarist, singer and storyteller. 

First seen on the screen in 1994 in the TV mini-series Heartland with Cate Blanchett, Trevor went on to star in Phillip Noyce's Golden Globe nominated Rabbit-Proof Fence and Rachael Perkins' Bran Nue Dae. Consistently working across both TV and film, he has also starred in the AACTA award winning series Cleverman and the AACTA and Logie award winning series' The Secret River and Lockie Leonard

Starring in over 30 theatre productions, in 2008 Trevor won the Sydney Theatre Awards best actor going for his acclaimed production Napartji Napartji- a personal, multilingual, family story that he conceived and developed with Scott Rankin and Alex Kelly. He was also nominated in 2010 for Namatjira, which Trevor also performed at Southbank, London in 2013. 

In 2013, Trevor starred in the stage adaption of Storm Boy as Fingerbone Bill, in both Sydney and Perth as well as The Secret River. Most recently he was seen on stage in The Season, as part of the 2017 Sydney Festival. 

He now reprises the role of Fingerbone Bill, this time in a feature film re-telling of Storm Boy, starring alongside Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney. 


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morgana davies
MADELINE

2017 has been a busy year for Morgana, with a lead role in the hugely popular series two of The Girlfriend experience, a Starz Original Series, and a lead in the forthcoming re-telling of iconic feature Storm Boy, alongside Geoffrey Rush. 

Morgana made her screen debut at only seven years of age opposite Charlotte Gainsbourg in the Australian/French feature film The Tree. Directed by Julie Bertuccelli, the film premiered on closing night of the Cannes Film Festival and earned Morgana rave reviews. Her performance was honoured with the Film Critic Circle Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role and AFI nominations in both the categories of Best Lead Actress and Best Young Actor. 

The following year, Morgana appeared in The Hunter, an adaption of the award winning novel by Julia Leigh. The film, staring Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and saw Morgana again nominated for an AFI (AACTA), this time for Best Supporting Actress. 

Other credits followed, including a lead guest role in Steve Spielberg's Terra Nova and short film Julian, which took out the crystal Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlin Film Festival in the Generation KPlus category. 

Morgana later appeared in Return To The Devil's Playground for Foxtel and Alice Englert's short film The Boyfriend Game, which premiered at TIFF. 


ERIK THOMSoN
MALCOM DOWNER

Erik Thomson is one of Australia's most respected actors across film, television and theatre. 

He will next be seen in the third season of the highly popular series 800 Words for Network Seven. His other recent credits include Wayne Hope's feature Now Add Honey, the AACTA Award winning first series of The Code, and Rowan Wood's mini-series The Broken Shore adapted from the Peter Temple novel. 

Erik's film credits include Scott Hicks' The Boys Are Back opposite Clive Owen, Cate Shortland's Somersault with Sam Worthington, The Black Balloon opposite Toni Collette, Accidents Happen with Geena David, Beautiful and We're Here To Help. 

For his outstanding performance in Somersault, Erik was awarded the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2004 and was nominated for a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2008, Erik was again nominated for an AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the multi-award winning film The Black Balloon. Erik was also nominated for Best Actor in a Feature Film for We're Here To Help, and Best Actor in a TV Drama for The Million Dollar Conman at the 2008 NZ Film Awards. 

Erik was awarded the Silver Logie in 2016 for his performance as 'George Turner' in 800 Word  and in 2003 for his performance as 'Dr Mitch Stevens' in the television drama series All Saints. He has been nominated a further seven times for the silver logie for Most Popular Actor Award and in 2011 he was also nominated for the Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actor. Erik is well known for his role as the head of the Rafter family in Australia's top rating TV drama Packed To The Rafters and his other television credits include; The Alice, Blackjack, Dead Memory, MDA, Through My Eyes, The Million Dollar Conman, Wildside, 13 Gantry Road, Pacific Drive, Hercules and Xena: Warrior Princess. 

Erik's theatre credits include the sold out season of The Speechmaker for the Melbourne Theatre Company; The Splinter, Julius Caesar, Twelve Angry Men, All My Sons, Angels In America, School For Scandal, Hamlet, and Gypsy.