EXCLUSIVE: Richard Roxburgh and Rebecca Gibney will front Stan and Lionsgate’s Australian drama series Prosper.
The pair will lead the cast of the Lingo Pictures show, which is billed as an epic family drama that takes a “provocative peek behind the curtain of power and privilege.” Production is underway in New South Wales, Australia, with a pic of the first episode’s scripted revealing it will be called ‘Man of God’ (see below).
Roxburgh (The Crown, Rake, Elvis) will play Cal Quinn, the founder and global pastor of fictional Sydney megachurch U Star, and Gibney (Halifax: Retribution, Back to the Rafters, Wanted) is Abi Quinn, his wife and worship leader.
Their powerful megachurch is one of Australia’s fastest growing and on the precipice of a lucrative American expansion. While the family preaches messages of faith, love and acceptance to thousands of followers, behind closed doors, the they protect shameful secrets.Read more on deadline.com