Antony Partos (Animal KingdomThe Rover, I Am Mother, 99 HomesAdore) has composed the original music for the upcoming Australian survival thriller Gold. The film is directed by Anthony Hayes and stars Zac Efron, Hayes himself and Susie Porter, The movie follows two drifters traveling across a deserted wasteland who stumble across the biggest gold nugget ever found and hatch a plan to protect and excavate the gold. Hayes also co-wrote the screenplay with Polly Smyth. He is also producing the project with John & Michael Schwarz (Danger Close, The Hunter’s Killer, Killerman). Gold will be released in Australian theaters on January 13, 2022 before premiering on Stan on January 26. Screen Media Films has picked up domestic distribution rights for a release in the U.S. next year.

Partos also continues to co-score the Australian TV shows  Mystery Road and Total Control.