Brothers In Arms trailer

Miniseries Brothers In Arms, about the controversial 'Milperra Massacre', is coming soon to Channel 10.

Produced by Roger Simpson (Satisfaction, Stingers) and Louisa Kors (The Slap, cloudstreet), the series will focus on the dark day – September 2 (Father’s Day), 1984 – in which two motorcycle clubs went to war at a public swap meet. Seven people were shot dead – including a 14-year-old innocent female bystander – during the brief and bloody battle. Forty other club members were hospitalised.

It's based on the best-selling Lindsay Simpson/Sandra Harvey book of the same name and has been written by executive producer Greg Haddrick (Crownies, Underbelly), Simpson and Jo Martino (Winners & Losers). It will be directed by Peter Andrikidis (The Straits, Killing Time).

Leading the cast on the six-part series, from the producers of Underbelly, is Callan Mulvey (Rush), Matt Nable (Killer Elite), Maeve Dermody (Griff The Invisible) and Susie Porter (The Jesters).

Other cast members on the series – originally titled Bikie Wars: Brothers In Arms – include Anthony Hayes (The Slap), Todd Lasance (cloudstreet), Luke Ford (Red Dog), Damian Walshe-Howling (Terra Nova, The Reef), Nathaniel Dean (Wild Boys), Jeremy Lindsay Taylor (Underbelly: Razor) and Luke Hemsworth (Tangle).

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