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Get braced for Australian newcomer Luke Bracey

Hunky newcomer Luke Bracey looks set to become the next big thing from Australia, whether he likes it or not

Published on Aug 27, 2014 12:00 PM
Luke Bracey had never handled firearms before filming November Man and had to train hard to look convincing as a gun-toting spy in the movie. -- PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

Remember the name Luke Bracey.

The Australian newcomer has been tipped as one to watch by the likes of Interview Magazine, thanks to his hunky leading man looks. That he has been cast in the remake of crime action hit Point Break (1991), in the role made famous by Keanu Reeves, does not hurt his desirability quotient, either.

Before that, though, he is going up against a former James Bond in the spy thriller November Man, which opens here tomorrow. He plays David Mason - a former subordinate of the codenamed titular agent played by Pierce Brosnan - who has to decide where his loyalties lie when the two of them face off over a cover-up of a war crime.

Over the telephone from southern Italy where he is filming, the 25-year-old actor says he enjoyed watching spy thriller action movies when he was growing up and, of course, they included the superspy James Bond movies of the 1990s.

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