Anyone else notice a lot of Australian actresses crop up as main characters in the new shows this year? Here’s a rundown:
Rachael Carpani (Against the Wall)
Abby Kowalski. The Internal Affairs detective from a family of cops. Because who doesn’t love an Aussie playing a Chicagoan in what is suppsoed to be Chicago, but is obviously Toronto.
Phoebe Tonkin (The Secret Circle)
Faye Chamberlain makes up 1/6 of the titular Circle & 1/2 of my new favorite couple.
Rachael Taylor (Charlie’s Angels)
Another Abby! Abby Sampson. Former
Seattle Grace-Mercy West surgeon New York socialite really into burglary. Now an Angel.
Margot Robbie (Pan Am)
Laura Cameron. Newest Pan Am stewardess, Life magazine cover girl, & sister of the awesome Kate.
Poppy Montgomery (Unforgettable)
Carrie Wells. The NY detective with hyperthymesia.Side note: not really sure I like the Pops as a redhead.
Bonus: Claire Holt (The Vampire Diaries)
It’s not a new show, but it is a new character! Claire Holt is back! Hooray! After her stint as Emily “Revolving Door” Fields’s girlfriend on Pretty Little Liars, she is now playing recent undead Undead & Original sister, Rebecca, on The Vampire Diaries. She gets to rock a British accent!
Another bonus involving Claire Holt? She & Phoebe Tonkin starred in the Australian show “H2O: Just Add Water” together.