To this day, the story of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby is one of the most opinion driven news stories, splitting people right down the middle. There’s those who believe she’s guilty and then there’s the Corby supporters who firmly believe she is innocent. The story was front page of newspapers and magazines Australia wide and spawned a slew of tell-all books, all claiming to have the truth.
Now, the telemovie based off the book Sins of the Father: The Untold Story Behind Schapelle Corby’s Ill-fated Drug Run by investigative journalist Eamonn Duff (and widely criticised by pro Corby fanatics as being a load of bull plop) has been turned into a telemovie for channel 9 starring Krew Boylan and Jacinta Stapleton.
We’ve seen the previews, we’ve all talked about the uncanny resemblance between Luke Arnold and the late Michael Hutchence, we’re all hanging to see if singer Samantha Jade can pull off the role of Kylie Minogue and now, we’ll all finally be able to see it all for ourselves when Never Tear Us Apart; The Untold Story of INXS begins it’s two Sunday night run on Feb 9th.
Channel 7 are kicking off the new ratings year with the hotly anticipated INXS bio miniseries starring Luke Arnold, Samantha Jade and Hugh Sheridan. We’ve been teased with promos since late December and it’s only been as recent as last Friday that some of the cast including Georgina Haig and Alex Williams got to see the final result.
The mini-series centres on INXS’s rise to the top and become Australia’s biggest rock exports, as well as the band’s struggles with drugs and fame, which ultimately led to their lead singer’s untimely death.