Weaving, Kwanten Travel A “Mystery Road”

Hugo Weaving and Ryan Kwanten (“True Blood”) are joining a cast of strong Australian talent in Ivan Sen’s thriller “Mystery Road” which begins shooting this week in central Queensland for ABC-TV, Screen Australia and Management of Doubt reports Deadline.

Aaron Pedersen plays an Aboriginal detective who returns home to an Outback town to solve the murder of a teenage indigenous girl.

Weaving plays a cop with questionable motives, Kwanten plays a pig hunter, and the legendary Jack Thompson is set to play a pastoralist who’s seen better times.

Tony Barry, Tasma Walton, Damian Walshe-Howling, David Field, Trisha Whitton and Siobhan Binge also star.