The Seven Network has revealed the full cast of its upcoming mini-series "Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS".
In April we announced that Luke Arnold has been cast to play Michael Hutchence, and this week, The Seven Network revealed who will play the other members of the band.
Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship finalist Alex Williams, who played the title character in Channel 10's "Underground: The Julian Assange Story" is cast as Kirk Pengilly.
Packed To The Rafters' Hugh Sheridan is set to play bassist Garry Gary Beers and Underbelly's Andy Ryan will play Andrew Farriss. Newcomer Nicholas Masters will play Tim Farriss, and South African born "Offspring" actor Ido Drent is Jon Farriss.
Fellow "Offspring" alumnus Damon Herriman will play the band's manager Chris Murphy.
The film has the full cooperation of the surviving members of the band and their manager, Murphy. Filming is expected to begin this week in Melbourne.
Promising an authentic behind the scenes look beyond the music, Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS will tell the band's extraordinary and uncensored story – with full access to their archive of music, photography and stories.
Guitarist Tim Farriss said: “I've been spending a lot of time with the cast and I'm amazed! At times I actually thought Michael was there! It has been all forms of emotions for me – I'm very excited.”
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