Robyn Malcolm has been added to the cast list for the Jane Campion mini-seires "Top Of the Lake" with Lucy Lawless, Holly Hunter, Elisabeth Moss, Peter Mullan and David Wenham

Robyn tweeted the following:

@robynmalcolm On set for Top of The Lake in Central Otago. Its gunna be amazing telly.

Lucy has tweeted the following about the filming today (21 February 2012)

High times with the crazy women on the lake. they've all been here a month but so kind and nutty, I fit right in.

Filming Top of the Lake will continue for 16 weeks in Queenstown.

ImageThe following news is from the Otago Daily News about the filming of the mini-series:

Star-studded Campion shoot starts in Queenstown - 03 February 2012

"Auckland-based Philippa Campbell (Black Sheep), of Escapade Pictures, told the Otago Daily Times the television miniseries Top of the Lake was "a very ambitious project" with a "top-notch team" assembled around Campion, who was now in the resort, and co-director Australian Garth Davis.

The fictional six-part series will be shot on remote private and public locations around Queenstown over 16 weeks.

Ms Campbell said the mystery story written by Campion and Gerard Lee (Sweetie) was "about people living on the edge of the wilderness, so it's a psychic space in a way and that position offers up the characters opportunities and also challenges and that's what the story explores."

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and in other news related to the mini-series (thanks to Barbara Davies for the link)

This young indie musician/actress is keeping a blog while she's making Top of the Lake.

Follow the latest news on Lucy's role in the Jane Campion Mini-Series "Top Of The Lake" by going to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Top Of The Lake subsite

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