looks ahead to what’s in store on Australian TV for 2014 and Lucy’s mini-series Code is featured:


This ABC political thriller picks up one of the key TV trends of 2014 - with short, sharp series packing a huge punch. This six-parter boasts a phenomenal cast including David Wenham, Lucy Lawless, Dan Speilman and Adam Garcia, with the high calibre of acting an indication of the quality of this production.


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).

Listen to an interview with Lucy about her role on CODE which was conducted while filming Code in Broken Hill.


Role: Alex Wisham (Teacher and Single Mother)

The Daily Dragon on interviewed Lucy during her three days at DragonCon. She was asked about upcoming projects and she talked about her upcoming mini-series Code. Code is currently being filmed in Sydney, Broken Hill and Canberra. Lucy will be a Teacher in the outback. For more about Lucy’s role in Code, check out the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Code Subsite


DD: Where are you off to after Dragon Con? Any upcoming projects besides your guest stints on Parks & Rec?


LL: I’m doing a mini series in Australia, a political thriller called The Code. It’s about an indigenous kid in Australia who gets himself embroiled in a horrible nuclear conspiracy. The kid is going to wear all the blame for an accident that happens that’s not much to do with him. I play his teacher in the outback who’s trying to save his ass. They’re up against something way bigger than they can comprehend.

Read the full interview here


You can catch up with all the latest news and multimedia about Code on AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Code Subsite

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