Actor Michael Caton in Rockingham

AUSTRALIAN actor Michael Caton will attend a question and answer session and sneak screening of his new film Last Cab to Darwin at Ace Cinemas in Rockingham on Friday at 10am.

He will be joined by director Jeremy Sims to promote the Australian film.

Caton plays Rex in the film, a taxi driver who has never left Broken Hill. When he discovers he doesn�t have long to live, Rex decides to drive through the heart of the country to Darwin. He has heard he will be able to die on his own terms in Darwin.

Along the way, Rex discovers that before you can end your life, you’ve got to live it. He also learns that to live your life, you�ve got to share it.

The movie also features Jackie Weaver, Emma Hamilton, Nigali Lawford and young actor Cole Smith.

Last Cab to Darwin is due for release on August 6.