Mark Coles Smith and Marlikka Perdrisat join the cast of Akoni

Genna Chanelle Hayes’ debut feature film Akoni will re-commence production in Sydney this week, and the film has added award-winning actor Mark Coles Smith and emerging young talent Marlikka Perdrisat to its cast. Coles Smith recently won a Helpmann Award for his work on the Belvoir play A Drover’s Wife. Marlikka Perdrisat is an indigenous…

West End star to lead Australian cast in Akoni

West End star and English-­born Kit Esuruoso will star in the upcoming feature film Akoni alongside a stellar Australian cast including John Brumpton (2016 AACTA Best ActorNominee), Mal Kennard (2016 Silver Logie Nominee), Genna Chanelle Hayes, Pippa Grandison, Rashidi Edward and Simon Elrahi. Akoni tells the story of a Nigerian refugee who survives an attack by…