Catching Up With Lucy Lawless On New Roles

Lucy Lawless, who currently stars in the television series My Life Is Murder, which screens in both New Zealand and the US, spoke to Forbes about doing voiceover animation, taking a leap of faith and her ongoing advocacy for environmental causes. She is one of the celebrity activists seen in the documentary Mothers of the Revolution, directed by fellow New Zealander Briar March.

Playing a naked swamp witch warrior wasn’t high on Lawless’ to-do list. Yet she couldn’t resist tackling the role in the adult animated feature The Spine Of Night after reading the far-out script.

“I could see it was such a labour of love,” the former Xena: Warrior Princess star says by phone from New York. “It was so nutty and so reminded me of one of my earliest childhood memories – the TV show Clutch Cargo, so I knew I had to do it.”

Original article by Angela Dawson, Forbes, October 26, 2021.

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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…