Disney is currently developing a brand new series called, “Last Days of the Space Age“, which is a brand new Disney+ Original series being created in Australia.

“Last Days of the Space Age” is an eight-part dramedy series set in 1979 Perth in Western Australia, as a power strike threatens to plunge the region into darkness, while the city hosts the iconic Miss Universe pageant and the US space station Skylab crashes just beyond the city’s suburbs. Against this backdrop, three families in a tight-knit coastal community find their marriages, friendships and futures put to the test.

According to Deadline, Sam Delich, is going to be starring in the series and while the role is being kept under wraps, it’s understood that he will be playing the villain of the series.  Sam Delich has previously starred in the Netflix film, “Spiderhead”, FX’s “Mr Inbetween” and the Australia soap, “Home & Away”.

“Last Days of the Space Age” is produced by Princess Pictures and directed by Bharat Nalluri (Shantaram, Little America, Spooks, The 100). The series is created and written by David Chidlow (Moving On, Hidden) along with writers Alice Addison (The Silence, The Devil’s Playground, Picnic at Hanging Rock), Dot West (The Heights), and Jeremy Nguyen & Alan Nguyen (Hungry Ghosts). Laura Waters (Summer Heights High, My Year 12 Life), Emma Fitzsimons (Koala Man, Wrong Kind of Black), Chris Loveall (Nautilus, Fortitude, Please Like Me), Stephanie Swedlove (Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, Please Like Me) and Anna Dokoza (Kevin Can F**k Himself, Special) serve as Executive Producers and Christine Pham (The Unsettling, Please Like Me) is producing the series.

The cast for this series also includes Radha Mitchell (Man on Fire, Olympus Has Fallen, Looking for Grace), Jesse Spencer (Chicago Fire, House, Uptown Girl), Deborah Mailman (Total Control, The Sapphires, Offspring), and Linh-Dan Pham (Or de lui, Mythomaniac, Blue Bayou). Filming locations include Perth and Sydney.  No release date for the series has yet been announced.

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