Anna Elizabeth McGrath is the first member of the cast to be announced for new Irish-Australian co-production ‘Desperation’.McGrath, winner of two IFTT awards is best known to Irish audiences for her work in ‘Fair City’.
‘Desperation’ to be filmed in June. It’s one of the first big budget features to take advantage of the Ireland-Australia co-production agreement and is being financed by both Australian and Irish financiers.
‘Desperation’ follows a number of young Irish people as they make their way to Australia following the collapse of the Irish economy. It chronicles their adventures as penniless foreigners in New York and Los Angeles on their way to the land downunder.
Principal photography is set to start in June and it is understood filming will take place in Ireland, the United States and Australia.