After months of rumours, it has finally been confirmed that Channel Seven will air a biopic about famous Australian cricketer Shane Warne.
Titled Warnie, the highly-anticipated miniseries is currently being cast and will film in Melbourne next year.
The show will explore the paradox that is the most admired, criticised and publicised Australian sportsman of the century.
The announcement was made at Channel Seven's 2017 upfronts on Wednesday night.
Also commissioned by the network is a biopic of Aussie golden girl Olivia Newton John as well ad Hoges: The Paul Hogan Story which is set to air early next year.
Joining the line up of shows for next year will be new seasons for Jessica Mauboy in The Secret Daughter, Rebecca Gibney in Wanted and Erik Thomson in 800 Words.
Australia’s most-watched programme – My Kitchen Rules – will again launch Seven’s primetime in 2017. House Rules is also confirmed for a new season along with two of Seven’s big hits from 2016: First Dates and Seven Year Switch.
Joining this portfolio will be a number of new series: Million Dollar Cold Case, Yummy Mummies, The Aussie Property Flippers, Murder Uncovered and, now being filmed under a veil of secrecy, a controversial new show that's set to have tongues wagging.