“When I was kid I was really shy, so my parents sent me to speech & drama after my grade three teacher told them nobody could hear me when I spoke. That’s where my passion for acting began.”
Lucy Fry is one Australia’s most talented rising stars. Judging by her ability to delve into the characters she plays on screen, you’d never guess she was at all shy. However, her ability to strive through tough times isn’t an unusual prospect for her. The beginning of her acting career stems from theatre in Brisbane, and branched off into roles in Australian TV shows such as Lightning Point. Now the roots of her talent have expanded into the heights of stardom, scoring lead roles in the popular Australian TV show Wolf Creek, the Stephen King mini series 11.22.63, and now Bright.
Bright stands as her biggest role yet, and a testament to her dedication to the art of film. Starring alongside megastars such as Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, as well as David Ayer on directing duties, Bright serves as Fry’s true introduction into Hollywood. You would think with the pressure on this film as Netflix’s biggest blockbuster yet, as well as it’s revolutionary stance as the first movie of this caliber to premiere on a streaming service, she would be nervous. But really she’s just excited to be here.
“It’s been a big journey since I starred in Lightning Point six years ago, and it’s been up down and around. Now I’m just happy to be where I am. When I was studying theatre in Brisbane, never in my wildest dreams would I be living in L.A doing Will Smith movies.”