Australian enchanters such as the fetching Katharine Innes will soon find a place in our adoring hearts and she’ll be of keen interest for global audiences. This Melbourne-born actress stars in the claustrophobic sci-fi Aussie flick “The Subjects” as Nikki who develops superpowers in clinical trials that sees her locked in a room with several others. With one reviewer calling her effortlessly beautiful, she’s a standout as the enigmatic Nikki who has secrets of her own. She’s also been lauded as having the sensual appeal of a young Brigitte Bardot which makes it rather exciting to keep track of Katharine’s progression as an actress.
Here’s the interview with up and coming starlet Katherine Innes:
1. Give us an insight into your role in “The Subjects” and what were your most memorable moments filming as well as on set?
The Subjects was filmed chronologically on a very tight timeframe over 11 days in the one location. Despite the challenge this created it in fact assisted the claustrophobic atmosphere that the room imposed on us as actors and characters. By the end of the shoot, we really did just want to get out of there – as many of the characters mention. So it was a great balance of fact and fiction – which is ideal for how I enjoy working as an actor.
2. Being Australian yourself, there seems to be a growing addiction to actresses from Down Under for some time. In your opinion, what is the appeal of Aussie talents?
I’m not sure if it’s anything specific to Australians as much as it’s simply the appeal of hardworking talent. If an actor has talent, and the personality to back it up (easy to work with, reliable), as well as being creative with their choices and always bringing something original to the table as far as character is concerned, I think that trumps nationality. It’s great seeing this come true with more Australian faces on screen.
…and what do you hope to accomplish as an entertainer?
Consistent, truthful work.
3. If you had the chance to have a superpower, what would it be and how would you use it to make this world a better one?
I think the one thing each society should strive for in order to make the world a better place is self-love. If everyone in this world had true and unconditional love for themselves, banishing hatred and fear, I think so many of our difficulties would disappear. However it’s a never-ending journey to feel that way about yourself, so I think some kind of crazy loving superpower might assist us in helping us along in the journey. They were onto something in the 70s with all that free love… Just make sure you use protection though guys.
4. What’s your take on women becoming such a creative force on film/tv/web?
I wish this wasn’t a thing that needed to be mentioned, as if it’s out of the ordinary.
…and why do you think this is so?
I can’t see any reason why it wouldn’t be.
5. Could you give us a tease of your upcoming projects?
A feature-length adaptation of Crime & Punishment (http://www.crimeandpunishment.com.au) and a Norwegian play at La Mama, Melbourne in July.
… and what is your fav genre?
Drama. It’s the most common place to find truth. Although truth in Comedy is a wonderful, wonderful thing.
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