Cleverman is an Australian television drama program based on an original concept by Ryan Griffen. The series premiered on 1 June 2016 on SundanceTV in the United States and 2 June on ABC in Australia.
The drama series reimagines several stories of the Aboriginal Dreamtime in a modern, superheroic context, and reflects on racism, asylum seekers and border protection. Its central story revolves around two estranged Gumbaynggirr brothers who are forced together to fight for their own survival when one of them is passed the mantle of the "Cleverman". Creatures from the Dreaming also feature in the series' real world dystopian landscape.
The series was renewed for a second season on 2 June 2016, set six months later.
The second season aired in 2017, concluding the series with a total of 12 episodes.
- Hunter Page-Lochard as Koen West
- Rob Collins as Waruu West
- Deborah Mailman as Aunty Linda
- Iain Glen as Jarrod Slade
- Frances O'Connor as Dr Charlotte Cleary
- Ryan Corr as Blair Finch
- Tasma Walton as Araluen
- Tony Briggs as Boondee
- Stef Dawson as Ash Kerry
- Jada Alberts as Nerida West
- Rarriwuy Hick as Latani
- Tysan Towney as Djukara
- Andrew McFarlane as Geoff Matthews
- Marcus Graham as Steve McIntyre
- Rachael Blake as Marion Frith
- Clarence Ryan as Jarli
- Luke Ford as Tim Dolan