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Richard Roxburgh as Cal Quinn
Richard Roxburgh as Cal Quinn

The brand new drama series from Stan and Lionsgate also stars Ewen Leslie, Ming-Zhu Hii, Jacob Collins-Levy, Jacek Koman, Hayley McCarthy, Jordi Webber, Alex Fitzalan and rising stars Andrea Solonge and Alexander D’Souza 

October 17, 2023 – Stan, Australia’s unrivalled home of original productions, and global content leader Lionsgate today released first look images of the highly anticipated Stan Original Series Prosper, a family drama taking a provocative peek behind the curtain of power and privilege.

The images feature Richard Roxburgh (Rake, Elvis, Stan Original Series Bali 2002) as Cal Quinn, Founder and Global Pastor of one of the fastest growing megachurches in the world, U Star, alongside Rebecca Gibney (Halifax: Retribution, Back to the Rafters, Wanted) as Abi Quinn, his wife and Worship Leader. A razor-sharp drama of faith, ambition and divided loyalties, Prosper is set in the inner sanctum of a family bound together by unfathomable wealth and unchecked power as they build an evangelical megachurch hell-bent on global domination.

Rebecca Gibney as Abi Quinn
Rebecca Gibney as Abi Quinn

The ensemble cast includes Ewen Leslie (Stan Original Series Bali 2002, The Stranger), Ming-Zhu Hii (La Brea, Peter Rabbit), Jacob Collins-Levy (Stan Original Film True History of the Kelly Gang, The Witcher: Blood Origin), Hayley McCarthy (Sylvie’s Love, The Originals), Jordi Webber (Nomad, Deadlands, Power Ranger) Jacek Koman (Moulin Rouge!, Children of Men, Rake), Andrea Solonge (Class of '07, Privileged), Brigid Zengeni (Stan Original Series Totally Completely Fine, The Secret She Keeps), Alex Fitzalan (The Wilds, Slender Man) and Alexander D’Souza in his acting debut.

The Stan Original Series Prosper follows the Quinns, the founding family behind U Star, based in Sydney, Australia. Poised on the precipice of a lucrative American expansion, the family is about to catapult into a whole new stratosphere of wealth and unchecked power. But behind closed doors, the Quinns are a family protecting shameful secrets – all while preaching a message of faith, love and acceptance to their many thousands of followers. At its heart, Prosper is a razor-sharp study of a damaged family inextricably bound together while tearing themselves apart.

L - R: Jacek Koman, Rebecca Gibney, Ming-Zhu Hii, Ewen Leslie, Alexander D’Souza and Hayley McCarthy
L - R: Jacek Koman, Rebecca Gibney, Ming-Zhu Hii, Ewen Leslie, Alexander D’Souza and Hayley McCarthy

Created by Matt Cameron (Jack Irish, Secret City) and Jason Stephens (Lambs of God, Upright) and developed with the support of Stan, Lionsgate, Screen Australia and Screen NSW, Prosper is written by Matt Cameron, Liz Doran (Barons, Please Like Me), Louise Fox (Glitch, Broadchurch) and Belinda Chayko (Fires, Stateless). The series is directed by Jennifer Leacey (The Secret She Keeps, Stan Original Series The Commons) and Shaun Wilson (Romantic Getaway, Frayed), and produced by Jason Stephens and Andrew Walker (Deadloch, Rosehaven). Helen Bowden is executive producer for Lingo Pictures and Cailah Scobie and Amanda Duthie are the executive producers for Stan.

The Stan Original Series Prosper is produced by Lingo Pictures, part of ITV Studios, with major production investment from Screen Australia with the assistance of the NSW Government via Screen NSW and the Made in NSW Fund. Lionsgate will handle all sales outside of Australia.

The Stan Original Series Prosper premieres in 2024. ​ 

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