The new mini-series BAD BANKS directed by Christian Schwochow celebrated its world premiere at the 2018 Berlinale as part of the Berlinale Series section. Angus McGruther appears amongst a large supporting cast in this European coproduction by Letterbox Films Germany and Iris Productions Luxembourg.
BAD BANKS will also be available worldwide including on SBS Australia and HBO Europe and Scandinavia.
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The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (Norwegian title: Askeladden) is an epic Norwegian adventure film, directed by Mikkel Brænne Sandemose.
Angus McGruther was cast to dub the English voice of lead actor Mads S. Pettersen in what is the first of a trilogy of films.
The English language version will screen at the Berlinale European Film Market - Sunday 18 February at 5pm.
Angus McGruther has completed shooting the latest instalment of the ARD Network Series Die Diplomatin (The Diplomat) in Prague. Angus will star as American marine Sean Miller, a whistleblower on the run who turns up at the German Embassy in Prague in an attempt to seek political asylum. The 90-minute episode will air in Spring 2018.
Director: Roland Suso Richter
Casting: Nina Haun - UFA Fiction.
Press release (German) here.
"Chef Jeff" is back! After a couple of years, Jeff returns to LINDENSTRASSE on business to discover more trouble between his employees than he bargained for. Episodes to air in the Summer.
Angus will appear in the first season of the new international series BAD BANKS starring Paula Beer, Barry Atsma and Albrecht Schuch under director Christian Schwochow.
Set amongst the financial hubs of Frankfurt and Luxembourg the series explores the greed and scandal of high-flying investment bankers who attempt to topple their rivals. Filming will take place in Berlin, Luxembourg and Frankfurt over winter 2016-17. Release date TBC.
Prod: Letterbox Filmproduktion (GER) / IRIS Productions (LUX)
Broadcaster: ARTE France / ZDF Germany
Angus McGruther with best actress nominee Kristina Klebe (Kafka's Der Bau) at the Jupiter Awards in Berlin. 6th April 2016
Angus appears in the first of three parts in the ARD trilogy NSU: GERMAN HISTORY X (MITTEN IN DEUTSCHLAND: NSU). Based on true events in newly reunified Germany, the three films explore the characters and crimes of a neo-Nazi movement against immigrants. The first part was directed by Christian Schwochow.
In this short segment on the Australian expat community for Berlin's evening news program ABENDSCHAU, Angus mentions why being a foreign actor in Berlin is a good thing!
Angus will return in August to the German soap series as "Jeff", an Australian entrepreneur who opens his company in Munich, with some confused business ethics. Angus first appeared in the series earlier this year alongside series veteran Rebecca Siemoneit-Barum.
ZDF's television comedy Nele in Berlin premiered on March 1st across Germany. Angus appeared in the role of Scott, an American expat in Berlin who befriends the protagonist Nele. The telemovie is available on the ZDF Mediathek for a limited time. (German language)
TEMPORARY DISCOMFORT won BEST DRAMA and BEST ACTRESS (Judith Shoemaker) at the Landes-Film Festival Berlin. Congratulations to director Simon Adegbenro!
10.02.2015 - 19.30
Berlin Independent Film Festival
Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 30, 10178 Mitte
12.11.2014 - 20:30
Shortcutz Berlin- Lagari
Pflügerstraße 19, 10247 Neukölln.
1.11.2014 - 10:00-18:30
Landes Film Festival Berlin-Brandenburg
Kino Toni & Tonino
Antonplatz 1, 13086 Weißensee
30.10.2014 - 22.00
Kottbusser Damm 22, 10967 Kreuzberg
Angus attended the opening night of the 2014 Audi Festival of German Films in Sydney along with festival guests actress Nadeshda Brennicke, director Contanze Knoche and screenwriter Lees Bagdach. Angus will present the German horror film BELA KISS: PROLOGUE at the festival.
Bela Kiss: Prologue | Audience Q&A
Sydney & Melbourne
Audi Australia and the Goethe Institut will present the film Bela Kiss: Prologue at this year's Audi Festival of German Films in Sydney and Melbourne. Australian actor and festival guest Angus McGruther will participate in an audience Q&A at each event. See program (below) for dates and venues.