Channel Nine has announced new drama offerings at its Upfront 2022 virtual event. As reported in IF magazine, the announcement included Underbelly: Vanishing Act to be produced by Sydney production company Screentime. Similar to Australian Gangster , the series will follow the recent real life Sydney story of Melissa Caddick, the high-roller who allegedly embezzled over $40 million before disappearing from the Eastern suburbs in 2020.
A fantastic cast has been announced for the series including Kate Atkinson (Wentworth, Jack Irish, SeaChange) as Melissa Caddick, Colin Friels (Water Rats, BlackJack, Mystery Road), Tai Hara (Madam Secretary, Home and Away, Hyde & Seek), Maya Stange (Love Child, A Place to Call Home, Rake), Ursula Mills (Out of the Blue), and Sophie Bloom (Love Child, Amazing Grace).
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