A new series of Mystery Road: Origin it is under development.
In 2022 Mark Coles Smith played a young Jay Swan in the prequel which became a hit for ABC.
An ABC spokesman said TV tonight, “ABC is currently working with the Path of Mystery team to develop a new series of Mystery Road: Origin.
“Mystery Road: Origin is loved by audiences across the country and continues to be one of the most popular dramas ever on ABC iview. It has also been recognized overseas and currently has a nomination at the UK’s Broadcast Digital Awards, with the likes of The White Lotus AND The Last of Us.”
TV tonight understands that a new series, to be filmed in Western Australia, will be screened in 2024.
Chief Executive David Anderson, who announced ABC’s new five-year plan in Perth yesterday, told local ABC radio: Have in the West. Our job is to reflect contemporary Australia… to tell stories from across the country. We are always looking for partners and partners to do this.
“(ABC’s) 11 offices and over 200 employees in WA are holding up. But we also commission with the independent production sector. Over the past five years, we’ve spent $25 million annually, which has generated $75 million in value for the public. I think it’s important to always have the country represented geographically in what we do.”
Mystery Road: Origin is produced by Bunya Productions.