The following appeared in the Australian magazine Play Magazine (Gold Coast Bulletin Magazine Supplement) 29 August 2013.

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The Code For Thriller Success
Play Magazine 29 August 2013

ADAM Garcia (pictured, left) and David Wenham (right) head the cast for the ABC’s new political thriller Code. Filming on the six-hour thriller commenced this week. Code tells the story of two brothers who stumble across information about a new technology – information that people in the highest political echelons will kill to keep secret.

Joining Garcia and Wenham as part of the ensemble cast are Lucy Lawless ( Spartacus), Aaron Pedersen ( City Homicide), Ashley Zuckerman ( Rush), Chelsie Preston Crayford ( Underbelly: Razor), and Dan Wyllie ( Puberty Blues). Code films in Sydney, Canberra and Broken Hill. The ABC did not announce a screening date but the series is expected to air in 2014.

Code: Coming Soon, ABC1 (Australian Broadcasting Channel)

CODE, a six-hour series for ABC TV. CODE is being billed as a ''contemporary thriller stretching from the spectacular red desert of Australia's outback to the cool corridors of power''. It's the story of two very different brothers who come across a new technology that people in the highest echelons of power will kill to keep secret.


  • Lucy Lawless (Spartacus), 
  • Dan Spielman (An Accidental Soldier, Offspring), 
  • Ashley Zuckerman (The Slap, Rush), 
  • Adam Garcia (Coyote Ugly, Bootmen), 
  • David Wenham (Answered by Fire, Killing Time), 
  • Aden Young (I Frankenstein, Rectify), 
  • Chelsie Preston Crayford (Mystery of a Hansom Cab, Underbelly: Razor), 
  • Adele Perovic (SLiDE), 
  • Dan Wyllie (Rake, Puberty Blues), 
  • Aaron Pedersen (Jack Irish, City Homicide), 
  • Paul Tassone (Underbelly).


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