Maddison Brown Latest Australian Model To Try Acting, Cast In New Nicole Kidman Film

Stepping in line with the career diversification manoeuvres of fellow beautiful people Gemma Ward (Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Black Balloon) and Abbey Lee Kershaw (Mad Max: Fury Road, Gods Of Egypt), in demand Sydney beauty Maddison Brown is the latest Australian model try their hand at acting. 

The teenage Photobooth lip synch artist was today revealed as part of the cast of a new Australian outback thriller called Strangerland, headlined by Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving and Joseph Fiennes.    

Kidman and Fiennes (replacing the previously announced Guy Pearce, thus dashing our hopes of a Pearce/Weaving Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert reunion) play devastated parents “whose relationship is pushed to the brink when their two teenage children disappear into the remote Australian desert and they are forced to confront the mystery of their children’s fate.” 

Brown will play Kidman’s daughter and Weaving will play the prime suspect lead detective. 
“I am always looking for the right script to bring me home to Australia,” Kidman said. “The moment I read Strangerland I knew this was a film I couldn’t say no to. I’m looking forward to working on a film in Australia and I’m very excited to be working with Joseph Fiennes and Hugo Weaving.”

Strangerland is the feature length debut of Australian director Kim Farrant (Rush, Naked On The Inside) from a script penned by Michael Kinirons and Fiona Seres. Production starts in Sydney this week.