Today the full cast of the INXS mini-series “Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story Of INXS” was announced.
Luke Arnold (Winners & Losers) plays Michael Hutchence; Hugh Sheridan (Packed To The Rafters) plays bass guitarist Garry Gary Beers; Alex Williams (who was the lead in Underground: The Julian Assange Story) plays Kirk Pengilly; Nicholas Masters plays Tim Farriss; Ido Drent (Offspring) is Jon Farriss; and Andy Ryan (Underbelly: Squizzy Taylor) is Andrew Farriss.
Damon Herriman (The Sullivans, Love My Way) plays INXS manager CM Murphy.
INXS band members and manager CM Murphy have been involved with pre-production, and the series will have INXS original music.
Tim Farriss said: “I’ve been spending a lot of time with the cast and I’m amazed. At times I actually thought Michael was there. It has been all forms of emotions for me – I’m very excited.”
“Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS” begins production in Melbourne next week.