Isabel Lucas (The Water Diviner, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) and Luke Ford (Deadline Gallipoli, Infini, Animal Kingdom) have joined the all-star cast of Shane Abbess’ new sci-fi feature SFv1, it has been announced.
With Kellan Lutz (Expendables 3, Hercules 3-D, The Twilight Saga) and Daniel MacPherson (Infini, Shannara Chronicles, The Cup) headlining, the ensemble cast includes Temuera Morrison (Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Once Were Warriors), Bren Foster (Infini, The Last Ship, Terminus, Days Of Our Lives), with Rachel Griffiths (Saving Mr Banks, Beautiful Kate, Brothers & Sisters, Six Feet Under, Muriel’s Wedding), Firass Dirani (House Husbands, Underbelly, The Combination, The Black Balloon) Dwaine Stevenson (Infini, Gabriel), Grace Huang (The Man with the Iron Fists 1 and 2, Infini, Hiding) and introduces Teagan Croft.
Currently filming in Sydney and outback South Australia, the film is set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, when Sy (Kellan Lutz), a drifter, meets Kane (Daniel MacPherson), a lieutenant working for an off-world military contractor. The unlikely pair must work together to rescue Kane’s young daughter Indi (Teagan Croft) and reach safety amid an impending global crisis caused by the very company Kane works for.
Produced by Matthew Graham, Brett Thornquest, Sidonie Abbene and Shane Abbess, executive produced by Steven Matusko, SFv1 was co-created by Shane Abbess and Brian Cachia, written and is being directed by Shane Abbess, with director of photography Carl Robertson, casting by Faith Martin, production designer George Liddle, make-up/hair designer Jennifer Lamphee, costume designer Nicola Dunn, editor Adrian Rostirolla and composer Brian Cachia.
Worldwide sales are being handled by XYZ Films.