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Everything we know about comedy crime thriller and Stan Original Series Population 11

Love Last Stop Larrimah? This is the next best thing!

Praise be! Some of Australia’s best BTS talent are bringing their humour to small-town Australia with Stan Original Series Population 11.

And if you saw the EPIC true-life Netflix doco Last Stop Larrimah and wished it would become some sort of drama TV series, this is truly the next best thing.

The 12-part series is a comedy crime thriller filmed in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region and stars Superstore alum Ben Feldman.

Ben Feldman, Population 11. Stan

Here’s everything we know!


Inspired by true events, Population 11 is about a man who goes missing from a tiny outback town of only 12 residents, and his estranged son, who journeys from the U.S. to find him.

When Andy Pruden (Ben Feldman), a suburban bank teller from Ohio USA, pulls into the tiny outback town to visit his long-lost father, he’s alarmed to discover that Hugo has vanished. In his quest to find him, another outsider Cassie (Perry Mooney) comes to Andy’s aid and they find themselves in increasing danger as they delve into the secrets of this tiny outback town, where everyone is a suspect.

When will Population 11 be released?

Population 11 will premiere on March 14, with all episodes at once, only on Stan.

Katrina Milosevic and Ben Feldman, Population 11. Stan

Who is in the cast?

Starring alongside Feldman is an all-star cast including Perry Mooney as outsider Cassie Crick, Katrina Milosevic (Wentworth) as Sgt. Geraldine Walters and Darren Gilshenan (Stan Original Series No Activity) as Pruden’s missing father Hugo Drivas.

Steve LeMarquand, Pippa Grandison, Genevieve Lemon, Stephen Curry. Population 11, Stan
Steve LeMarquand, Pippa Grandison, Genevieve Lemon, Stephen Curry. Population 11, Stan

The series also stars Chai Hansen (The Newsreader) as Gareth Biggins, Stephen Curry (Stan Original Series Ten Pound Poms) as Noel Pinkus, Tony Briggs (The Twelve) as Jimmy James, Genevieve Lemon (Stan Original Film Christmas Ransom) as Valerie Hogarth, Rick Donald(Australia’s Sexiest Tradie) as Leon Croydman, Pippa Grandison (Frayed) and Steve Le Marquand (June Again) as Maureen and Trevor Taylor, William Zappa (Stan Original Series The Tourist) as Cedric Blumenthal, Emily Taheny (Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell) as Audrey Denning, Karis Oka (Erotic Stories) as Shoshanna Ling, Fiona Choi (The Family Law) as Charmaine Ling, Sachin Joab(Lion) as Petey P and Chris Kirby (The Matrix Reloaded) as Dom.

Who is behind the series?

Developed with the support of Stan, Lionsgate and Screen NSW, and produced with major production investment from Screenwest, Lotterywest and the Western Australian Regional Screen Fund, Population 11 is created by AACTA Award-winner Phil Lloyd (The Moodys, Review With Myles Barlow), as showrunner working with Sarinah Masukor, Julia Moriarty, Steve Toltz, Michael Bond and Zoe Pepper.

Directed by Trent O’Donnell (Stan Original Series No Activity), Ben Young (The Twelve) and Helena Brookes (Gold Diggers), the series is Executive Produced by LloydO’Donnell, who is also set up director, Ben FeldmanChloe Rickard and Jason Burrows (Stan Original Series No Activity) with Bridget Callow-Wright (Stan Original Special No Activity: The Night Before Christmas) and Melissa Kelly (Upright) producing.  

Is there a trailer?

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