Helen Earnshaw: Lion Joins BFI London Film Festival Programme
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Joey Nolfi: Toronto Film Festival 2016: Magnificent Seven, La La Land to screen. (26/07/2017)Read more
Peter Sobczynski: Paul Cox: 1940-2016. Father of Independent Australian cinema.(rogerebert.com, 18/06/2016)Read more
Stars in New York gather to save Australian animals (Sunrise, 27/05/2016)Read more
Katey Rich: Why Dev Patel’s Lion Is Already on Awards-Season Short Lists. (vanityfair.com, 14/04/2016)Read more
Monash University encourages you to question the answers in new work via GPY&R Melbourne. (13/04/2016)Read
Alexandra Heller-Nicholas: The Boys has a privileged place in Australian film culture for its inclusion of strikingly raw, before-they-were famous performances of now internationally celebrated actors like Toni Collette and David Wenham.(themonthly.com, 08/08/2016)Read
Louise Keller: All roads lead to the wonderfully named Furnace Creek, where David Wenham's corrupt mine boss Johnny keeps bundles of $50 notes and beer at hand for bribes. Johnny is a vulgar creation and Wenham makes it stick.
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Seanna Cronin: Jacki Weaver and David Wenham, as two of the town's more sinister influences, are both excellent in an extremely creepy way.(noosanews.com, 28/07/2016)Read more.
Luke Buckmaster:The key to unlocking this hugely ambitious genre hybrid – a classic Australian film and a masterpiece of outback noir – is understanding that Goldstone is a country, not a town, and its name is Australia. (The Guardian, 09/06/2016)Read
Shooting of the joint Franco-New Zealand-Indian project "Beyond The Known World," under the leadership of a talented filmmaker Pan Nalin, ended in September 2014. David and the New Zealand actress Sia Trokenheim play the divorced couple forced to unite in the search for their daughter who disappeared during a trip to India. The film was shot on the scenic mountain passes of the Himalayas. The release date has not yet announced.
A little bird told so: it seems, in fact, Hollywood intends to shoot a big movie about the legendary Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, who died tragically in 2006. The main intrigue of the project is the name of the actor, who will be able to embody an amazing character on the screen. Irwin's daughter, Bindi, believes that it should be Hugh Jackman. The scientist, who worked with Steve, has a completely different point of view. Oh ... However, there is no doubt that Hollywood, as always, will decide on its own. It's a pity... Read more
Marvel's Netflix Series to Film in New York City
The Marvel Universe, finally, has found in its depth the Galaxy of David Wenham. The company Netflix, which already engaged in the production of the acclaimed crossover mini-series "Defenders", suddenly discerned in David's magical dramatic charm the excellent ominous potential.
The next season of "Defenders" is on the trail of the famous Iron Fist, in the real world named Danny Rand. David is mobilized to provide the antagonistic pole of the project.
Video introduction of Clinton Caward's debut novel "Love Machine".
Today, David is passionate about his new directorial experience. His friend, producer Robert Connolly, and he assure in
numerous interviews that they are ready to start production of the project called "Love Machine". This provocative title
implies an adaptation of Clinton Caward's book, describing bizarre manners of Kings Cross, which is David's beloved district of
Sydney, with all its quirks and mysteries. Read more
David's projects continue to replenish the baggage of Prizes.
In early April of this year, David has pleased his fans with participation in The Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention in Gothenburg, Sweden. The most emotional story by Josefine Stenudd about a meeting with the beloved actor you can read here.
And yes, David! Take care of your health! It does not belong only to you!
"I have to say that I find David Wenham to be very childlike. He has considerable experience, but I did not think any of my ‘feeling attracted to older men’ played any role in this, as it was more like dealing with a child, someone really adorable nonetheless.It was really refreshing to work with David; I possibly developed some strong abs working with him as he made us laugh so much all the time."(Shahana Goswami, "The Force of Destiny", 2015)Here
Star of Banished: David on the cover of TV liftout in the Sun-Herald, June, 2015. About "Banished".
David with his daughters Eliza Jane and Millie on the representation the family-friendly opera "The Rabbits".
Sydney Festival, January 2016
In May David hosted a spectacular fundraising gala dinner, dedicated to Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Great event took place in Central Park, New York. David also narrated a little promo video for this organization. Read more.
June, 14, 2001
The film, which by all indications was to become a cult classic for Wenhamania, was released on this day.
David's first contact with Russia looked charmingly, giddily and quite friendly and was full of all possible stereotypes - "Swan Lake", matryoshka, Russian girls of easy virtue. It's strangely, but there were no a bear and a balalaika.
"Russian doll" with David, Hugo Weaving and Natalia Novikova, however, didn't become a masterpiece. Sorry, David, but the real "Russian dolls" live only in Russia and look something like this)))
The movie about "the Apostle of the Lepers", Father Damien, filmed on the
Hawaiian island of Molokai in 1999, was the beginning of a close friendship between director Paul Cox and actor David Wenham.
Stunning biographical story tells about the heroism of self-sacrifice of the priest, who voluntarily went to an isolated colony, to care
for abandoned sick people. The filming left an indelible mark on the soul of David. In memory of it, David and Paul had got tattoos in
the form of a turtle, the Hawaiian symbol of peace and earth. About the film.
Paul Cox, a man who is widely regarded as "the father of Australian independent cinema", has passed away on June 18, 2016. Unique and bold voice, which was low, but strong in his wake, not even trying to shout the clatter of mainstream, now he says no more. In our days, when the boys psychologically pass into old men, Cox managed to keep his emotional youth until the last minute. The philosophical sensibility, strong integrity and poignant love for people - he will remain the same in his films.