Meet Charlee Fraser, the 28-year-old Awabakal woman making waves in the international fashion scene and now stepping into the world of cinema. From walking for Chanel and Prada to her debut in the rom-com “Anyone But You,” Fraser’s journey unfolds as she takes on diverse roles and continues to be a trailblazer for Indigenous representation in the entertainment industry. Australian rising star Charlee Fraser set to debut in Hollywood rom-com, Anyone But You
Charlee Fraser’s Rise in Fashion:
Hailing from Newcastle, NSW, Charlee Fraser’s modeling career has seen her grace the runways of renowned fashion houses like Chanel and Dior. Her success on the global stage has set the stage for her next venture – acting.
A Debut to Remember:
In “Anyone But You,” a summer rom-com filmed in Sydney, Fraser makes her acting debut alongside Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell. Directed by Will Gluck, the film explores the complexities of modern dating and situationships, adding a fresh and vibrant energy to the genre.
From Catwalk to Camera:
Fraser’s transition from modeling to acting was met with excitement and disbelief when she landed a role in the rom-com. Expressing her admiration for director Will Gluck, Fraser reflects on the full-circle moment of shooting a rom-com with someone she looked up to since her teenage years.
Exploring Modern Relationships:
“Anyone But You” follows the story of Bea and Ben attending a destination wedding, navigating past romantic encounters, and pretending to be a couple. Fraser plays Margaret, adding a layer of complexity to the film’s exploration of modern relationships and the messiness of situationships.
Becoming Margaret: F
raser embraced the role of Margaret, a character seeking commitment in her relationship-slash-situationship with Beau. The shamelessness and authenticity of Margaret allowed Fraser to explore the dynamics of modern romance and the pursuit of something more serious.
During breaks from filming, Fraser bonded with the ensemble cast, including Sydney Sweeney, Glen Powell, Dermot Mulroney, and Alexandra Shipp. Sydney Sweeney, the film’s “Chief Fun Officer,” organized group activities, fostering connections among the cast members.
A Bright Future:
Will Gluck praised Fraser’s authenticity on set, predicting a significant career in acting for the rising star. Beyond acting, Fraser remains an ambassador for First Nations Fashion and Design, mentoring Indigenous models, and advocating for sustainable and ethical fashion.
As Charlee Fraser’s star continues to rise, her commitment to Indigenous representation and community inspiration remains unwavering. With her eyes set on future projects and a dedication to paving the way for others, Fraser’s journey from the runway to the silver screen is a testament to breaking barriers and following one’s passion.
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