News 18.03.21

ÓLAFUR DARRI ÓLAFSSON & ALEX DIMITRIADES JOIN JAMIE DORNAN IN THE TOURIST



Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (Trapped, The Missing) and Alex Dimitriades (The End, The Cry, The Principal) are set to star in South Australia’s largest ever TV production.

The Tourist is a six part drama series produced by Two Brothers Pictures (Fleabag) for the BBC, in association with Highview Productions, All3Media International, the South Australian Film Corporation, HBO Max, Stan and ZDF.

Headed up by acclaimed writers Harry and Jack Williams, The Tourist follows a man who, after losing his memory, is on a quest to unlock the secrets of his identity before those who are trying to kill him catch up with him. Filming is expected to take place predominantly in regional areas of South Australia in 2021, with filming also planned for Adelaide Studios.

Joining Ólafsson, Dimitriades and Dornan in the studded cast are Danielle Macdonald (Stan Original Film I Am Woman, Unbelievable), Shalom Brune-Franklin (Line of Duty, Roadkill) and Hugo Weaving (The Lord of The Rings, Patrick Melrose).