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A new release of Australians have conquered Hollywood, and this assortment showcases the wealth and variety of expertise they create to either side of the digital camera. The A-list of stars comprises severely acclaimed actor Geoffrey Rush, large and small display actress Portia di Rossi, personality actor Hugo Weaving, award-winning director Phillip Noyce, and blockbuster famous person Nicole Kidman. In-depth interviews are supplied within which the celebrities describe the glamour in addition to the company of Hollywood, how they shot—or climbed—to the head, and the way they've handled repute. a few, it's printed, ambitiously pursued reputation whereas for others Hollywood got here knocking. relocating past own tales, the publication explores why such a lot of of the easiest and brightest of oz. have risen to stardom within the States. jam-packed with purple carpet moments and board room information, this considerate exposé sheds new mild on a pattern that indicates no symptoms of letting up.

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While Phillip Noyce and Sam Neill pursued high-profile Hollywood careers after Dead Calm (Dr George Miller was already working there), Kidman says Hollywood was not really her passion. ‘I was more interested in an international career. I wanted to be able to work in England, Sweden, all over the world. Part of the reason I became an actor was to see the world, understand different cultures and to understand people from different countries. By being an actor you get to play all different nationalities and you get access to these countries on a very, very rich level.

The idea was seeded when Hogan was in the US making the ads for Foster’s and saw a previous ATC campaign. ‘In America, not only every country in the world but every state has a tourism campaign, it’s fiercely competitive,’ he says. ‘We [Hoges and Cornell] were friends with Alan Morris and Allan Johnston (founders of ad agency MOJO Partners). One of them [knew] John Brown, the tourism minister. ’ Hoges then made a demo tape with which Brown sold the idea to his colleagues. Hogan recalls his pitch: ‘People won’t travel 13 000 miles in a plane flown by a koala bear to see kangaroos in the street.

Plus Pirates was written by the scribes behind the animated hit Shrek. ‘If I had been up against some big well-known action star, such as Steven Seagal and the current best rap artist, I would have said no,’ Rush says. With his LA agent urging him to take Pirates, if only to raise his profile, Rush carefully weighed his options. His choice was vindicated when Pirates surprised the critics and Aussiewood_txt_6/7/04 16/7/04 11:19 AM Page 46 46– aussiewood dominated the box office. ‘That’s the hunch you’ve got to take.

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