Why Australia will soon take over Hollywood

Take a look at the fresh contenders for G'Day USA
The likes of Chris Hemsworth and Margot Robbie have conquered Hollywood, now it’s time for a new wave of fresh faced antipodeans to plant their hands on the Walk of Fame. We take a look at the contenders…

Former Home and Away star Brenton Thwaites (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) has just snatched the lead role of Dick Grayson (aka Batman’s sidekick, Robin) in the new Warner Bros. TV live-action series Titans, premiering in 2018. It’s the first US TV series gig for the 28-year-old Cairns local. Thwaites also stars in three upcoming films, An Interview with God, Office Uprising, and Ghosts of War

Brenton Thwaites
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Melbourne teenager, Angourie Rice (Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Beguiled) is topping every casting director’s list in Tinseltown, with star turns opposite Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr. and Michael Keaton. Next up, the talented high-schooler plays a 16-year-old who falls in love with a spirit in the adaptation of the bestselling YA novel Every Day by David Levithan.

Angourie Rice 
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Little-known Perth actor Devon Terrell was snapped up after one audition to play a young Barack Obama in the Netflix movie Barry, nailing the former president’s distinct mannerisms and accent. The 24-year-old’s phone has been ringing ever since – next up he plays Horatio in the Hamlet reimagining, Ophelia with Naomi Watts, Tom Felton and Daisy Ridley and stars in Richard Says Goodbye with Johnny Depp.

Devon Terrell
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We can give you more than 13 reasons why Katherine Langford is Australia’s hottest rising star. The Perth-born actress played the lead role of Hannah Baker in the Netflix smash hit Thirteen Reasons Why and has since wrapped filming on the gay coming-of-age teen flick Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda with Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel. 

Katherine Langford
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