The Twelve: Sam Neill leads star-studded cast of new TV crime drama

Sam Neill leads star-studded cast of new TV crime drama The Twelve alongside Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell and Kate Mulvany










Sam Neill has been named as the lead actor in the original Foxtel series The Twelve.

Neill, 74, will star in the 2022 courtroom drama starring Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell, Kate Mulvany and Hazem Shammas.

Based on the 2019 Belgian series The Twelve, The Twelve is the story of 12 jurors who, while having their own personal struggles, must decide the case of a woman accused of murdering a child.

Big name: Sam Neill (pictured) will lead the star-studded cast for upcoming crime drama The Twelve, alongside Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell and Kate Mulvany

Brian Walsh, Executive Director of Television at Foxtel, said in a statement: “The Twelve will continue Foxtel’s tradition of bringing gripping Australian drama to the screen – this time from the courtroom.”

The Warner Bros. team. International Television in Australia, along with Easy Tiger Productions, have brought in an outstanding cast along with some of the best creatives in the country to deliver what we believe will be one of the most immersive series next year,” he continued.

The stars of The Twelve were announced on Thursday at a press conference in Sydney.

Star cast: The actor will star in the 2022 courtroom drama starring Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell, Kate Mulvany and Hazem Shammas.  The cast was announced on Thursday at a press conference in Sydney

Star cast: The actor will star in the 2022 courtroom drama starring Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell, Kate Mulvany and Hazem Shammas. The cast was announced on Thursday at a press conference in Sydney

The Twelve is produced by Ian Collie, Ally Henville and Rob Gibson.

Michael Brooks and Hamish Lewis of Warner Bros. and Liz Watts of Spirit Pictures will serve as executive producers.

Executive Producers for the Foxtel Group are Brian Walsh and Penny Win.

Statement: Foxtel's Executive Director of Television Brian Walsh (right) said: 'The Twelve will continue Foxtel's tradition of bringing gripping Australian drama to the screen - this time from the courtroom'

Statement: Foxtel’s Executive Director of Television Brian Walsh (right) said: ‘The Twelve will continue Foxtel’s tradition of bringing gripping Australian drama to the screen – this time from the courtroom’

Sam’s last role was a voice in the children’s film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway.

The Jurassic Park star has also appeared in several recent Australian films, including Rams, Ride Like a Girl and Palm Beach.

He will appear next year in Thor: Love and Thunder, Assassin Club and Jurassic World: Dominion.

Production for The Twelve begins next week. The series is scheduled for release in 2022.

Final Roles: Sam's last role was a voice in the children's film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway.  The Jurassic Park star has also appeared in several recent Australian films, including Rams, Ride Like a Girl and Palm Beach

Final Roles: Sam’s last role was a voice in the children’s film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. The Jurassic Park star has also appeared in several recent Australian films, including Rams, Ride Like a Girl and Palm Beach

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