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Australian actress Toni Collette is cast in her latest role as Aberdeen Asset Management head of legal Lisa Brown.
Collete rose to fame in Muriel's Wedding and last year appeared in the beautiful tale of Little Miss Sunshine, where she played a harassed mother to perfection.
Brown's story is a rags to riches tale of a school dropout, who decided to save the world and ended up as the high-achieving head of legal at a company with £91bn of assets under management.
Collette will have to draw on all her linguistic skills to pick up the Scottish brogue required for Brown's nationalist rallying cry: "We're a Scottish company and I like to keep things north of the border." Mel Gibson, eat your (brave) heart out.