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Hollywood stars flock to Stan’s Poker Face premiere

Stan celebrated the upcoming launch of Stan’s original film Poker face with an Australian premiere of starry blue carpet in Sydney.

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names were in attendance, including the director and star Russell Crowe, with other co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Elsa Pataki.

The actors whose Matt Nable, Daniel MacPherson, Molly Grace, Steve Bastoni and Aden Young completed the film‘s stars on the carpet, as Australian media turned out to support the film.

Dan Macpherson and Renee Bargh

It was a family affair, as Crowe and Hemsworth were joined by loved ones, as well as Hemsworth’s partner, Gabby Brooks, and the Burgess brothers of the South Sydney Rabbitohs. They were joined by the likes of the British billionaire businessman and star of The apprentice Lord Alan Sugar, singer Nathalie Imbruglia, writer, director and star of the upcoming Stan Original series CAUGHT, Kick Gury, and the Logie nominated star of The tourist, Damon Herriman.

Stan Original Series Fellow Logie Nominated Actor To bumpCarlos Sanson Jr. was in town, with the recent winners of Block 2022, Oz and Omar, and half of the radio duo Nova, Michael “Wippa” Wipfli.


Poker face takes place in the world of high stakes poker. Crowe stars as tech billionaire and gambler Jake Foley who gives his best friends a night they’ll never forget, a chance to make more money than they ever dreamed of. But to play, they’ll have to give up the one thing they spend their lives trying to keep…their secrets. As the game unfolds, friends will find out what is really at stake.

The film was shot in New South Wales and marks Crowe’s second directorial outing following 2014’s AACTA award. The water diviner.

Poker face

Poker face is produced by Gary Hamilton (Arclight Films) and Keith Rodger (Fear of God Movies). Arclight Films’ also produces Ying Ye, actor/producer Addam Bramich, Ryan Hamilton, Catchlight Studios Jeannette Volturno and Jason Clarkas good as Matt Williams.

Poker Face airs Nov. 22 on Stan.

Top image: Russell Crowe, Liam Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky