Callan McAuliffe cast in Canadian indie Hacker

The Australian star will play a teen techie in the $5 million feature to shoot in Toronto, Dubai, Thailand and New York.

The Great Gatsby‘s Callan McAuliffe as been cast as the lead in Akan Satayev’s under-$5 million Hacker feature.

McAuliffe, an Australian actor who played Jay Gatsby in the Buz Luhrmann book-to-screen adaptation, will play a teen techie belonging to a secret internet criminal network in the Canadian indie.

The film is executive produced by Brillstein Entertainment and will start shooting on Nov. 27 in Toronto, Dubai, Thailand, and New York.

McAuliffe is repped by CAA, RGM, and Felker, Toczek, Gellman and Suddelson.