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Interview: Greg McLean & John Jarratt talk Wolf Creek Season Two, survival horror and the Aussie outback

This Friday Australian viewers will dive right back into the chilling world of Wolf Creek as Stan plans the second season to their successful miniseries adaptation of the horror franchise. Director Greg McLean is back on board, creating this six-part outback horror epic exclusively for Stan with John Jarratt reprising his role as self-righteous backpack-killer Mick Taylor along with a diverse cast that includes Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant), Matt Day (Underbelly, Rake), and Laura Wheelwright (Animal Kingdom).... Continue Reading

First Impressions of the new Wolf Creek TV series (Stan Original, 2016)

I absolutely loved Wolf Creek when it was released in 2005. I absolutely hated Wolf Creek 2 when it was released in 2014. Tonally, these movies were polar opposites, with indie-thriller used to sketch the first, and a ridiculous, excessive, and quite standard horror creeping into the latter – a disappointing change, despite it being hard to not at least be entertained by John Jarrat’s larrikin outback psycho Mick Taylor. ... Continue Reading