Super City will start filming again this week in Auckland. After the 2011 AFTA award-winning performance, Sami promises to return with equally outrageous characters in the second season on TV3. Madeleine has written the season with prolific playwright Thomas Sainsbury and it will be directed by comedy heavyweight Oscar Kightley. The producers are looking for
Hook Ups will take a satirical look at both the music industry and small town politics. Based on an earlier Zine series written by Coco Solid, animated episodes will be available on the nzherald.co.nz platform and an iOS app through which users can interact to create soundtracks. Funded by New Zealand on Air. Read more
ABC has picked up Super City, a comedy presentation, which will be produced by ABC Studios. The ABC adaptation also will be created by Sami, who will write the presentation and will star in it. Waititi will direct. Carthew Neal, producer of the original series, is executive producing through his Super Fumes banner, along with
Super City has been renewed for a second season and will begin production in 2012. The first season DVD is now available here. It is packed with deleted scenes, bloopers, commentaries and play by character bonus disk. Here is a trailer:
Super City won Best Comedy Script at the 2011 SWANZ awards for episode three.
Madeleine Sami won Best Performance by an Actress at the 2011 AFTA awards for her five character performances in Super Fumes comedy, Super City. www.afta.co.nz