Head Cases

Former Shortland Street actress Nicola Kawana (Huia Samuels) is staring alongside Brit Martin Clunes in the telemovie Head Cases. South Pacific Pictures’ Tamar Munch says filming has begun on the drama which is being filmed in and around Auckland. The drama, about a museum curator (Clunes) who ends up in a Maori village in Northland, will screen on TV1 here and on ITV in England. Joining the Doc Martin star and Nicola in the cast are locals John Callen, Calvin Tutaeo, Pio Terei, Elizabeth McRae, Elizabeth Hawthrone and Gateth Reeves. Other Kiwi-UK joint ventures include Doves of War and Maddigan’s Quest.

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