‘Spiderhead’ Actor Sam Delich Lands Role in Disney+ Series ‘Space Age’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Australian actor Sam Delich, who is currently appearing in the Netflix feature Joseph Kosinski. spider headhas landed a major recurring role on the Disney+ comedy-drama series last days of the space age.

Details of his role are being kept under wraps, but we understand he’ll essentially be playing the villain of the piece, which is a huge hit on Disney+’s Australia and New Zealand 2022/23 chart and ran in Sydney last month.

last days of the space age is an eight-part drama series set in 1979 Perth, Western Australia, when an electrical strike threatens to plunge the region into darkness, while the city hosts the iconic Miss Universe pageant and the US space station Skylab crashes just beyond the suburbs of the city. Against this backdrop, three families in a tight-knit seaside community find their marriages, friendships and futures put to the test.

Delich will appear in the supporting role alongside characters like chicago fire Y House star Jesse Spencer, Radha Mitchell (Man on Fire, Olympus has fallen), Deborah Mailman (Total control) and Linh-Dan Pham (or the).

Her casting is not yet official and Disney+ is expected to make a larger announcement about the show at a later date.

last days of the space age was one of several high-profile series introduced as part of Disney+’s debut in Australia and New Zealand. It comes from Princess Pictures, it is directed by Bharat Nalluri (shantaram, little america, the 100) and was created and written by David Chidlow (Forward, Hidden) along with writers Alice Addison (The silence, Picnic at Hanging Rock), West Point (Heights) and Jeremy and Alan Nguyen (hungry ghosts).

Others set for the 2022/23 season include Cleaning, adapted from JP Pomare’s novel ‘In the Clearing’ and inspired by the Australian cult The Family; Y the ingenious Slackera Sony, Beach Road Pictures and Curio Pictures (formerly Playmaker Media) co-production set 15 years after the events of oliver Turn in the 1850s Australia.

After graduating from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Delich began his stage career in Sydney in the likes of Shakespeare. Village and the Australian revival of Nick Enright’s black rock. In 2017, he was nominated for the prestigious Heath Ledger Scholarship and later appeared on the FX drama. middle lordsoap at home and away and the Seven Network medical drama RFDSand appeared in several movies.

It should be noted that it currently appears in spider headthe latest feature of top gun: DissidentIt’s Kosinski. It stars Miles Teller, Chris Hemsworth, Jurnee Smollett and Tess Haubrich and is based on George Saunders’ short story about a brilliant visionary who runs a correctional facility that allows its inmates to shorten their sentences by participating in drug trials for mind-altering substances. mind.

Delich is directed by Nils Larsen of Integral Artists and the Morrissey Management agency in Australia.

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