Brothers in Arms announces more cast

Screentime and Network Ten have announced more names to their six part series Brothers in Arms.

Alongside actors already announced Callan Mulvey, Anthony Hayes and Damian Walshe-Howling, will be Susie Porter (East West 101, Sisters of War), Todd Lasance (Cloudstreet, Crownies), Luke Ford (Red Dog, Animal Kingdom) and Luke Hemsworth.

About the about the Milperra bikie war in 1984 between rival gangs, the Bandidos and the Comancheros Brothers in Arms will be directed by Peter Andrikidis who has also worked on The Straits, Killing Time and Underbelly and written by Greg Haddrick (Crownies, Underbelly, MDA), Roger Simpson (Halifax FP, Stingers) and Jo Martino (Winners & Losers, Satisfaction).

Screentime are the production company behind the Underbelly and Crownies.

Ten executive producer Rick Maier said: “There is obviously a great responsibility to tell a story like this truthfully, respectfully and with conviction – so we felt very privileged to see this outstanding ensemble come together. This was a complex shoot and we think that across the board they have delivered the performance of their careers.”

Originally called Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms, the ‘Bikie Wars’ element has been dumped.


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