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FIRST LOOK | Rebecca Gibney and Richard Roxburgh star in Stan drama PROSPER

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Stan in collaboration with global content leader Lionsgate, has just unveiled the much-anticipated trailer for the Stan Original Series Prosper.

This release followed a star-studded blue carpet event in Sydney, which saw the attendance of the show’s illustrious cast.

Prosper marks a significant addition to Stan’s portfolio, presenting a cutting-edge drama set within the influential echelons of the evangelical megachurch U Star. The series, under the stewardship of the affluent Quinn family, delves into the complex dynamics of faith and ambition.

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The narrative pivots around the church’s founder, who declares a sudden expansion into the United States, a move that threatens the unity of both his family and the church.

The series boasts a stellar ensemble, led by Richard Roxburgh and Rebecca Gibney, renowned for their roles in Rake, Elvis, and Halifax: Retribution, respectively. The cast is further enriched by the talents of Ewen Leslie, Ming-Zhu Hii, Jacob Collins-Levy, Hayley McCarthy, Jordi Webber, Jacek Koman, Andrea Solonge, Brigid Zengeni, Alex Fitzalan, and newcomer Alexander D’Souza.

Prosper', featuring Richard Roxburgh, showcases the power dynamics in a megachurch. Premiering exclusively on Stan in January 2024.
Prosper’, featuring Richard Roxburgh, showcases the power dynamics in a megachurch. Premiering exclusively on Stan in January 2024. (image – Stan)

The blue carpet event was graced by a selection of the cast, including Ming-Zhu Hii, Hayley McCarthy, Jordi Webber, Andrea Solonge, and Alexander D’Souza. They were joined by other notable personalities like Matthew Backer, Tommy Ropati, and influencers Justin Hill and Sam Fricker.

Matt Cameron and Jason Stephens are the creative forces behind Prosper, supported by Stan, Lionsgate, Screen Australia, and Screen NSW. The script is penned by Cameron, Liz Doran, Louise Fox, and Belinda Chayko. Directors Jennifer Leacey and Shaun Wilson helm the production, with Jason Stephens and Andrew Walker producing. Helen Bowden serves as the executive producer for Lingo Pictures, with Cailah Scobie and Amanda Duthie as executive producers for Stan.

Prosper is a production of Lingo Pictures, a part of ITV Studios, backed significantly by Screen Australia, with additional support from the NSW Government through Screen NSW and the Made in NSW Fund. Lionsgate will manage international sales outside of Australia.

The series is set to premiere on January 18, 2024, exclusively on Stan, adding another landmark series to its already impressive slate of original content.

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