With Australia’s notoriously strict defamation laws undergoing a shake up in the past couple of years and dramatic retellings of recent history becoming increasingly popular, has the state of play for creatives wanting to base projects on real events and people changed? IF weighs up the views of producers and legal experts to find out.
Alex Williams will star as late cricketer Shane Warne in Nine drama series, 'Warnie', which has begun filming in Melbourne.
Ryan Johnson, Catherine Văn-Davies and Aaron Glenane will lead the cast of Screentime miniseries 'The Claremont Murders', set to premiere on Seven next year.
Starring Claudia Jessie, Rachel Griffiths, Richard Roxburgh, Sean Keenan, Srisacd Sacdpraseuth and Sri Ayu Jati Kartika, Stan Original 'Bali 2002' follows the stories of the everyday heroes from Bali, Australia and beyond who arose in the aftermath of the Bali bombings.