â€œChuckâ€ babe Yvonne Strahovski is working two jobs while back in Australia.
The beautiful Oz-born actress isnâ€™t only playing a role in director Daina Reidâ€™s new comedy â€œI Love You Tooâ€, but sheâ€™s filming a part in another film, a new untitled drama from â€œMalcolmâ€ duo Nadia Tass and David Parker. Both films are lensing in Melbourne, thus making it reasonably easy for Strahovski to pull double-duty (and no doubt she’ll be getting to know a few Taxi Drivers).
The film’s screenplay was co-written by Lynne Renew and David Parker and is based upon the original “Love and Mortar” screen story written by Lynne Renew.
Nadia and David acquired an option on the fourth draft a little after after “Love and Mortar” received a 1998 Australian Writers Guild Best Unproduced Screenplay Nomination.
The film, which also stars Richard Roxburgh (â€œVan Helsingâ€), Jacinda Barrett (â€œThe Last Kissâ€), James Nesbitt (â€œCold Feetâ€), and Kodi Smit-McPhee (â€œX-Men Origins : Wolverineâ€) is an inspirational family drama about love, infidelity, hope and the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Here’s the synopsis we’ve been provided :
Life seems idyllic for Marisa (Barrett) and her son, Jack (Russell), until a poor performance at a school soccer match ends with Jack in hospital and Marisa trying to find her husband, David (Roxburgh.) David is, in fact, in the next suburb apparently planning to leave Marisa for his current mistress, with his phone off and not a care in the world. Jack is diagnosed with Leukemia and when David finally surfaces he learns that he is the key to Jackâ€™s survival. If a matching bone marrow donor canâ€™t be found on the world register, maybe there is some child of Davidâ€™s out there from one of his flings? So Marisa looks back through his diaries, figures when he could have been having affairs, and goes out door knocking. Unsuspecting women face a desperate mother as Marisa searches high and low for possibilities and the full scale of Davidâ€™s infidelity is revealed. Meanwhile, Jack befriends Finn (Smit-McPhee), a young Irish boy in the next bed hit by this dreadful disease whilst travelling the world with his father, Connor (Nesbitt). While Marissa feels hopeless and angry at the situation, Connor can only be positive â€“ creating an imaginary world for his sick son. As the clock ticks, Marissa and Jack slowly form a bond with Connor and Finn, leading them on a path to self discovery, honesty and hope.
Twentieth Century Fox will distribute.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.