if reports on a new thriller filming in the central Queensland town of Winton in Australia.
Ivan Sen directed Mystery Road, which stars Aaron Pedersen (Bad Karma) as detective Jay Swan who returns home to an outback town to solve the murder of a teenage Indigenous girl, whose body is found under the trucking route highway out of town. The film also stars Hugo Weaving (The Wolfman, The Matrix, Captain America: The First Avenger, V for Vendetta), Jack Thompson (Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark), Ryan Kwanten (pictured; “True Blood,” Dead Silence, Knights of Badassdom), Tony Barry, Tasma Walton, Damian Walshe-Howling, David Field, Robert Mammone and newcomers Trisha Whitton and Siobhan Binge.
Sen, who penned the script, has taken on multiple duties including director, cinematographer and editor. The film re-unites him with producer David Jowsey following their collaborations on Toomelah and Dreamland.
Mystery Road will be released in Australia by Management of Doubt, a new local distributor, while international sales will be handled by Arclight.