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The Killing Field  returns as TV- series!

Rebecca has recently wrapped production of "Winter", a drama series based on the TV movie "The Killing Field".
She stars as Detective Eve Winter  alongside
Peter O'Brien. The series will premiere on Channel 7 in 2015.

*Update 27/01/15: "Winter" is premiering on Channel 7 at 9pm on February 4!

In other news Bec is also currently involved in shooting a new movie. "The Dressmaker" stars Kate Winslet and is
set to be released later next year.


Image (C) Channel Seven, Australia

 

New TV project 

Rebecca is set to star in a brand-new Telemovie for Channel 7. The movie is titled "The Killing Field" and currently being
cast. Shooting starts in November 2013. The genre is crime and Rebecca has been announced as one of the leads but
will also be co-producing the project.
Find out more here: http://if.com.au/2013/09/25/article/Gibney-set-to-tackle-The-Killing-Field/ETAGGEKPIE.html

In other news Rebecca has also recently completed a promotional tour around Australia and New Zealand for the
OLAY ad campaign that she is part of. Click here to see some of the photos she took with fans at the events on
the official OLAY facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.600561279966705.1073741826.131582656864572&type=1

Last but not least be sure to check out this lovely series of short video interviews with Rebecca (done by Show & Tell).
Bec is as beautiful and inspirational as ever! Watch the interview here: http://www.showandtellonline.com.au/category/on-the-couch/rebecca-gibey/

 

Rebecca to be part of Tropfest Short Film Festival!

Great news everyone! If you're in or around Sydney on February 16th, be sure to get yourself a ticket
to join Rebecca's talk at the Tropfest Short Film Festival.
Details here: http://tropfest.com/au/2013/01/24/creatives-converge-to-talk-at-tropfest-roughcut/#more-3250

On another note, PACKED TO THE RAFTERS will finally be returning to aussie TV on January 29th
(Jessica Marais' birthday! ;) ) with the final episodes of Season 5, as well as the latest 6th Season!!


Congrats to Rebecca on scoring a nomination as Best Supporting Actress for next year's AACTA Awards!!!
Fingers crossed she'll win. PJ Hogan's film "Mental" has also been nominated in 5 other categories.
To see a full list of nominations as well as a video of the announcement from
Dec. 3 go here:
http://www.aacta.org/the-awards/2nd-aacta-awards/all-nominees.aspx

The awards ceremony will be held in Sydney on 30th January 2013.




"The People Speak"

Rebecca stars alongside several well-known australian actors in a new documentary called "The People Speak".
It will be aired for the first time on Sunday, 2nd December 2012, on the australian Pay-TV Channel

Foxtel - History. Check out the website here: http://www.foxtel.com.au/whats-on/channels/the-history-channel/the-people-speak-205579.htm

There's also a short trailer on youtube if you're curious or for those who don't live in Australia! :)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWQTUlih5ng




Rebecca goes "Mental"

Rebecca stars alongside Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia & Liev Schreiber in director PJ Hogan's
brand-new australian comedy "Mental".
Rebecca plays the character Shirley Moochmore, mother of five, that goes 'mental'.
The movie hits australian cinemas 4. October 2012.

Further release dates:
New Zealand - 25. October
UK & Ireland - 16. November

 

"Mental" Melbourne & Gold Coast Premieres

Rebecca attended the Melbourne premiere of her new movie on 18.August.
She was joined by fellow australian actresses and close friends Jane Hall and Kerry Armstrong
as well as her husband Richard Bell.
The Gold Coast premiere was held the day after at the Jupiters Hotel and Casino.

photos (C) AAP

Photos of the Gold Coast premiere can be found here:
http://thegoodguide.com.au/mental-premier/

 

Zachary's acting debut

Yes it is true! Rebecca's cute 8 year-old son, Zachary Edison Bell, has played his very first part
in a short film written, directed & produced by his parents.
The title of the short is "Seek" and it was screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival in
Costa Mesa, CA. The film is approx. 7 min long and has the tagline: "How far will a mother go for her son?".
Rebecca plays the mother and Zach her son.

 

Rebecca and Richard's new project

Great news for all Rebecca fans! Rebecca and her husband, production designer, Richard Bell are
reportedly working on a new drama for Channel 7.
A pilot is scheduled to be made in 2012, with a possible airing sometime in 2013...
No specific details have been published yet, but I can't wait to see what they have come
up with! Wouldn't you love to see Rebecca star in an additional drama to "Rafters"?
Check out this article: http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2011/02/new-drama-project-for-rebecca-gibney.html