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THE FIRST CASUALTY

Format: 

Feature-length drama

Synopsis: 

Greste and two of his colleagues were arrested in Egypt in 2013 and convicted to multiple years in prison. Only after international pressure, and more than 400 days in a call, they were released, with Greste becoming a champion of press freedom around the world. 

Australian production company Pop Family Entertainment has set Peter Duncan, the creator of the long-running comedy series Rake, to adapt The First Casualty, Australian Journalist Peter Greste’s memoir which covers his time in prison in Cairo on terrorism charges.

Produced By: 

Pop Family Entertainment