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Potente Finds Romulus
Joining the Aussie drama

13 February 2006  |  Written by   

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Franka Potente has joined the cast of Romulus, My Father, an Australian adaptation of Raimond Gaitas’ memoir. Eric Bana has already signed up for the lead role.

Van Helsing’s Richard Roxburgh is directing the film, based on the script by playwright Nick Drake, which tells the story of a family emigrating from Germany to Australia in 1950.

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roxburgh was fantastic in moulin rouge, the like a virgin was the funniest bit in that whole movie. More

Posted by billythehick at 23:10 on 14 February 2006 | Report This Post

dont judge Roxburgh by Van helsing, lets face it, no one came out of that well but he has done some great aussie films and theatre. More

Posted by OzKate at 02:17 on 14 February 2006 | Report This Post

Am I the only one who read that and thought Star Trek had a new villain??? More

Posted by Kid A at 19:56 on 13 February 2006 | Report This Post

Can't wait! More

Posted by taz_e at 14:47 on 13 February 2006 | Report This Post

Good casting
It's a strong central casting, especially with Eric Bana coming off his stunning turn in "Munich". A director who's a star of the utterly abysmal "Van Helsing" doesn't bode well, although he was great in "Moulin Rouge". More

Posted by oneslayerlover at 13:14 on 13 February 2006 | Report This Post

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