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The teaser trailer for Occupation: Rainfall, one of Australia’s biggest ever sci-fi films has today been released ahead of the film’s World Premiere screenings at Monster Fest 2020 on Friday 30 October in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Australian distributor Monster Pictures will host the World Premiere screenings with key cast and crew in attendance.
Filmmaker Luke Sparke‘s highly anticipated follow-up to the 2018 sci-fi blockbuster stars a topline cast of international and Australian stars and features effects by the same Australian teams and artists that were a part of Thor: Ragnarok, I am Mother and Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Occupation: Rainfall stars Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians, The Hangover Trilogy), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Daniel Gillies (The Originals, Vampire Diaries), Dan Ewing (Love and Monsters), Dena Kaplan (Dance Academy), Temuera Morrison (Aquaman), Mark Coles Smith (Last Cab To Darwin), Jet Tranter (Thor Ragnarok), Lawrence Makoare (The Lord Of The Rings), David Roberts (The Matrix 2 & 3), Vince Colosimo (Chopper), Zac Garred (General Hospital ) and Trystan Go (The Family Law).
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“It’s so rewarding after two years of work to finally show this teaser trailer for Occupation: Rainfall,” said Sparke. “We’re aiming for Australia’s own action franchise here, equal parts sci/fi and adventure. I don’t think some of what we are setting out to do has ever been attempted in an Australian film before and I can’t wait for the lucky viewers attending the World Premiere screenings at Monster Fest to experience it all first before the full release!”
Occupation: Rainfall picks up two years into the intergalactic invasion of earth with survivors in Sydney, Australia fighting back in a desperate ground war. As casualties mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies uncover a plot that could see the war come to a decisive end. With the Alien invaders hell-bent on making earth their new home, the race is on to save mankind.
Filmed entirely in the Gold Coast, Occupation: Rainfall is produced by mother and daughter duo Carly and Carmel Imrie (Occupation, Red Billabong) and co-executive producer, Todd Williams(The Nun, Alex and Me).
Monster Pictures are distributors across Australia and New Zealand. Film Mode Entertainment has sales rights outside Australia and New Zealand.
Occupation: Rainfall Australian release details to be announced soon. Stay tuned for updates!