STC’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui wins four awards at Sydney Theatre Awards in the mainstage categories! Best Male Actor in a Leading Role (Hugo Weaving) Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role (Mitchell Butel) Best Stage Design (Robert Cousins) Best Sound Design (Stefan Gregory) Congratulations!
The International Press Academy announced the 2018 Satellite Awards and Hugo won Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture made for Television (Patrick Melrose) – congratulations! Full list of winners here.
From the NFSA 2018 highlights collection we now have 2 short clips of Hugo talking about researching the role of Douglas Jardine and playing a real-life person in Bodyline, and about meeting the directors of The Matrix and the Australian films that led them to cast him as Agent Smith – enjoy! NFSA Acquisition highlights
NFSADecember 30, 2018 The NFSA collection now includes over 2.8 million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2018. Highlights include Fairfax family home movies, nearly 1,000 TV game show episodes, an oral history with Hugo Weaving, a signed AC/DC drum head and the master tape collection of independent Fable Records. The […]
The Age December 28, 2018 It was the best of years, it was the worst of years. And there is much to tantalise in 2019. Poor William took a drubbing from Bell Shakespeare, firstly with an Antony and Cleopatra that reduced the protagonists’ decaying grandeur to the level of two bickering shire councillors white-anting some of Shakespeare’s […]
ShortList December 13, 2018 Hugo Weaving on drag, Christmas dinner and turning Marvel down Hi Hugo. This is the second-last ever issue of Short List. As a prolific actor, do you have any tips on getting jobs? Oh God. I’ve always hoped that the job will come from the work you’ve done. So, do a […]
ScreenHub November 26, 2018 Australia’s Lost Impressionist – John Russell (2017) is an enamoured documentary reminiscing on the life of an artist that time forgot. Australia’s Lost Impressionist – John Russell (2017) is an enamoured documentary reminiscing on the life of an artist that time forgot, and proposing he is remembered with national esteem. While born […]
SMH November 25, 2018 Andrew Luri had never heard of Hugo Weaving when he was cast opposite the Matrix, Lord of the Rings and Hobbit star in a new Australian film. But the first-time actor, who was driving a garbage truck in Melbourne when he auditioned for the drama Hearts and Bones, quickly realised his co-star must be well-known. “I saw […]
if.com.au November 20, 2018 A thriller which centres on three generations of Vietnamese Australian families as they cope with the aftermath of war, a revival of the quiz Mastermind and documentaries which uncover family secrets and medical myths will screen on SBS next year. Among other shows unveiled at the broadcaster’s Upfronts are four “Slow Summer” documentaries […]