If you can separate Ryan Kwanten from his True Blood character, Jason Stackhouse — if only for the span of two hours — you might enjoy Cut Snake, the Australian thriller in which Ryan was just cast.

The film, based on a real-life incident in Australia in 1973, tracks two ex-cons who torch a nightclub, killing 15 people.

Deadline reports that Ryan will play one of the baddies, opposite Strike Back’s Sullivan Stapleton, and his girlfriend will be played by 666 Park Avenue’s Rachael Taylor.

In case you’ve been fooled by their American accents, that whole trio is Australian.

The movie is expected to start production in mid 2013, right around the time we should finally get Season 6 of True Blood.

Source: Deadline

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