Jacki Weaver and Michael Caton set for ‘Last Cab to Darwin’


Shooting has commenced on Jeremy Sims’ Last Cab to Darwin, starring Michael Caton and Jacki Weaver, FilmInk reports.

The film stars Caton as a cabbie who decides to drive across Australia after receiving a fatal medical diagnosis.

Weaver – in her first major Australian role since scoring two Oscar nominations for Animal Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook – will play his doctor, while Ningali Lawford-Wolf will also star as the cabbie’s “occasional” lover.

It’s been eight years since Sims’ similarly-titled Last Train to Freo debutedHe’s co-written the screenplay for his latest venture with Reg Cribb.

The flick is set for release in 2015.

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