McLeod’s Daughters ran its last episode in 2009 and now over a decade later the iconic Aussie show is officially getting a spin-off.
The show's creator, Posie Graeme-Evans, confirmed the exciting news in a post on Instagram, having received $20,000 as part of an arts stimulus package to develop a movie, the Mercury reports.
“THE STORY CONTINUES. Yes - it really does. And I’m letting you know first. We’re developing a feature film,” she said.
The film will be called The McLeods of Drovers Run, she also revealed, adding she started writing it a few months ago.
“TODAY we heard that we’ve got backing from Screen Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government to write the very first stage of the movie,” Posie said.
“We’re just at the beginning, the very beginning, but we’re on our way. No promises but I have such a good feeling about this. Hope I’m right.”
The original series aired from 2001 until 2009, following the story of two sisters, Claire and Tess, who inherited a cattle station from their late father.
It was clear fans were desperate for some more of their favourite show. Social media blew up after a McLeod’s reunion was teased in October last year.
It turned out to be a Bush Christmas reunion that featured the series’ top original cast members - Bridie Carter, Lisa Chappell, Simmone Jade MacKinnon, Aaron Jeffery and Myles Pollard.