/News 27.07.17


US and Australian audiences have welcomed the return of the internationally acclaimed dystopian original drama series Cleverman with the second season airing on SundanceTV in the US on June 28, 2018 and on ABC TV in Australia.

Shot entirely in Sydney (NSW) and surrounding areas, Cleverman boasts an acclaimed ensemble cast including award-winning actor Iain Glen (Game of Thrones), Golden Globe® nominee Frances O’Connor (The Missing), Deborah Mailman (The Sapphires), Hunter Page-Lochard (The Sapphires), Rob Collins (The Lion King), Clarence Ryan (Lockie Leonard) and Rachael Blake (Rake).

Set in the future, Cleverman features powerful characters from ancient Aboriginal mythology, the ‘hairy people’, who must battle daily to survive in a world that seeks to silence and destroy them. The six-episode second season picks up with the destruction of the Zone and the ‘hairy people’ hiding out of fear for their lives.

Locations featured in the second season included Parramatta (Western Sydney), Coogee (Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs), the business district of Sydney and the picturesque Southern Highlands. Wayne Blair and Leah Purcell return as the series’ directors.

Cleverman is produced by Goalpost Pictures Australia and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures for ABC TV Australia in co-production with SundanceTV and Red Arrow International, with the assistance of Create NSW, Screen Australia and the New Zealand Screen Production Grant. Red Arrow International distributes Cleverman worldwide.