Cate Blanchett Wraps Warwick Thornton’s ‘The New Boy’

Production wraps this week on “The New Boy,” a drama film by Australian Indigenous filmmaker Warwick Thornton on which Cate Blanchett takes both a starring role and a producer credit.

Set in 1940s Australia, “The New Boy” is the story of a nine-year-old Aboriginal orphan boy (portrayed by newcomer Aswan Reid) who arrives in the dead of night at a remote monastery, run by a renegade nun (Blanchett). There his presence disturbs the delicately balanced world in a story of spiritual struggle and the cost of survival.

Other established names in the cast include Deborah Mailman (“The Sapphires”) and Wayne Blair (“Rams,” “Extraction”). An ensemble

→ Continue reading at Variety

Similar Articles


Most Popular

4 TOP Budget-Friendly Places For Americans To Check Out In 2023

There are many possibilities to take into account now that the majority of nations are open restriction-free, and we are aware of how difficult...

Are the Grizzlies or Pelicans more desperate for an OG Anunoby trade?

After the Dallas Mavericks officially kicked off NBA Trade Deadline week with the first major deal of the “season” in Kyrie Irving, the reality...

4 Kyrie Irving trade ideas with Lakers, Suns, Heat, and Mavericks

Kyrie Irving has again decided he wants to be traded from the Brooklyn Nets. The star guard asked Brooklyn’s front office to trade him...