According to The Sydney Morning Herald, actor Hugo Weaving, best know for his work as 'Agent Smith' in The Matrix movies, has been cast alongside Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, and Jack Thompson in Fox Searchlight's, Eucalyptus.

The book is a popular fable set in New South Wales, an Australian state, where a widower announces his beautiful daughter can marry only the man who can identify each of the hundreds of species of eucalyptus trees overwhelming the grounds of his estate. However, the daughter has become smitten with a mysterious New Zealander (Crowe) who has enchanted her with a tale to correspond with each eucalyptus tree.

Filming begins in Bellingen in February.