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Auckland Actors’ celebrities have been announced for CELEBRITY TREASURE ISLAND

June 26 2019

The CELEBRITY TREASURE ISLAND 2019 contestants have been announced and two of
our very own, Matty McLean and Jodie Rimmer, are part of the star-studded line up.

Both will make for great entertainment and be strong competitors! 

Will one of them bring the treasure back? You will have to catch them on TVNZ 2 (on air
dates yet to be announced) to find out!
   

Straight Forward’s New Zealand Debut

June 17 2019

Straight Forward is launching in New Zealand via TVNZ OnDemand on the 24th June and then on TVNZ 1 at a later date.

The show has received excellent reviews in Scandinavia and we can't wait for our chance to see it.

The show Featuring AA'ers Alex Board, Andy Grainger, Levi Holley, Mia Pistorius, Ryan Carter and Stephane Garneau-Monten.
   

OFF THE GRID WITH PIO

June 14 2019

Our man Pio Terei's new show Off The Grid With Pio is coming soon to Maori Television.

A factual series where Pio investigates families and individuals who have chosen the lifestyle of living off-the-grid. 

Off the Grid premieres Tuesday 18 June, 8.30pm and will be available On Demand to viewers in New Zealand and Australia.
   

Have You Been Paying Attention New Zealand Coming Soon

June 14 2019

Buzzers at the ready New Zealand! ‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’ is getting a Kiwi comedy twist. 

AA'er Hayley Sproull has been announced as the quizmaster and host for the series.  

On the back of its success in Australia since 2013, the show is set to be an instant hit with New Zealand audiences 

Have You Been Paying Attention? premieres on TVNZ 2 later this year.
   

SUBJECT DAD & MISADVENTURES - Melbourne Web Fest Nominations

May 29 2019

AA'ers Josh Thomson and Josh & Mearle are nominees for the Melbourne Web Fest this year.

Josh Thomson's comedy series SUBJECT DAD is nominated for 'Best International Comedy’.
The same show that won him 'Best Director - NZ Factual' at last year's 'NZ Web Fest'

Josh & Mearle's documentary MISADVENTURES is nominated for 'Best Cinematography' and 'Best International Non Fiction’.

Both shows were joint winners of ‘Best Show - NZ Factual’ at last year's 'NZ Web Fest' and are in great steed for honours in Melbourne.

The Melbourne Web Fest is on from 18th - 21st July.
   

#TeamLaura for Dancing with the Stars!

April 09 2019

AAer Laura Daniel has been announced as a contestant in the latest season of Dancing with the Stars.
Partnering with Shae Mountain and her chosen charity Shine, we are backing Laura to shimmy her way to the top of the competition.

Returning for another season as head judge on Dancing with the Stars is fellow AAer Camilla Sacre-Dallerup.
She again brings her vast experience to the show and will be an unmatched source of guidance for the performers.

Dancing with the Stars premieres Sunday 14th April on Three at 7pm.
   

Shortland Street the Musical

November 21 2018

Over 25 years on from the shows debut, Shortland Street's enduring success has been celebrated in
brand new musical spectacular SHORTLAND STREET THE MUSICAL.

Auckland Theatre Company are producing the Auckland season of the show, before it goes on tour early 2019.

"...both playful parody and affectionate tribute, mixing the sincere and the silly in equal measure to make something truly magical... Scattered through the songs are enough knowing winks to ensure the audience never stops laughing... all the elements are here for a perfect, entertaining, rib-tickling night at the theatre that will manage a smile out of every soap cynic there is." - NZ Herald


This show about our iconic soap is sure to become a cultural icon itself! 

SHORTLAND STREET THE MUSICAL, music and lyrics by Guy Langford, directed by Simon Bennett.
Starring AAers Lisa Chappell, Kathy McRae and Tavai Faasavalu
   

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, playing in Melbourne 2019

September 21 2018

In 2019, Melbourne will play host to Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

The critically acclaimed play has won 24 major theatre awards in the UK and is the
most-awarded production in the history of Britain’s prestigious Olivier Awards!

Our very own Damien Avery is part of a fantastic cast that will be performing at
Melbourne's Princess Theatre, with previews starting on Wednesday the 16th of January 2019. Official opening is 23 February. 

Book your tickets now!
   

TVNZ New Blood Web Series: 2018 Finalist Announced

September 20 2018

The five finalist for the 2018 TVNZ New Blood Web Series Competition have been announced.
Congratulations to all the AAer's who are involved in these projects.

Voting closes on Friday 12th of October with the winner being annouced the following week.
Head to the TVNZ Wesite and decide on your favourite!
   

PRODUCTION HAS BEGUN ON DISNEY’S LIVE-ACTION “MULAN”

August 24 2018

After a year long global search, AA'r Yoson An is set to play 'Chen Honghui'. 
Yoson is working alongside Liu Yifei(“The Forbidden Kingdom,” “Once Upon a Time”),
Donnie Yen (“Star Wars: Rogue One”); Jason Scott Lee (“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny”)
among many others.

Directed by Niki Caro, this is sure to be a film not to miss!
   
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