Isabel Lucas (born 29 January 1985) is an Australian actress and model.
From 2003–2006 she played Tasha Andrews in Home and Away, and in 2009 she made her film debut with the role of “Alice” in the 2009 sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, in which she won the award for Best Breakout Performance-Female in sci-fi and action at the 2009 Scream Awards. She appeared in The Loft (2014) and the thriller film Careful What You Wish For (2015), beside Nick Jonas. Lucas also appeared in Chasing Comets, in 2018, and That’s Not Me in 2017.
Immortals (2011) and Daybreakers (2009)
In May 2008, Lucas was approached by Steven Spielberg, the executive producer of the Transformers (film series) who cast her into the second sequel of the series, Revenge of the Fallen, which was released on 24 June 2009. This posed as “a major breakthrough” in Lucas’ career, in which she would go onto appear in other various Hollywood blockbuster films, such as Immortals (2011 film) and Daybreakers (2009), from 2009–2016.
Isabel Lucas left the CBS television series MacGyver from her role of Samantha Cage in June 2018.
Lucas has also appeared in the Australian drama-thriller Shooting in Vain, directed by Jared Januscka, which released on 14 June 2018 in Australian and New Zealand theatres. It stars Alexandra Park, Diana Hopper, and Sebastian Gregory. Lucas appeared in the Australian biographical film, In Like Flynn on 11 October 2018, in which she portrays the character, “Rose”.
n 2011, Lucas played the goddess Athena in the fantasy film Immortals and signed on to appear in the film Knight of Cups.
In November 2012, Lucas was featured as the main character in the music video for “Give Me Love” by British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.
In March 2013, it was announced that Lucas would star in the thriller Careful What You Wish For, which was not released until June 2016.
Lucas moved back to Australia in November 2016 from Los Angeles, to work on several Australian films at home, and in an article released in May 2017, Lucas explained that “I have moved back home to Australia because I feel I am happy here, and I want to be around my family more.” Lucas also stated that she usually travels back and forth between LA and Australia for acting work, but prefers Australia, her home, as her permanent residence. Isabel has since remained in Australia from November 2016.
In 2017, Isabel Lucas appeared in the Australian comedy-drama film, That’s Not Me (film), beside Alice Foulcher, Richard Davies (Australian actor), and Rowan Davie. It was released on 7 September 2017.
“In Like Flynn (film)”
She begin filming the feature movie “In Like Flynn (film)” in February 2017, with British and Australian actors William Moseley (actor), Clive Standen, Corey William Large, David Wenham and actress Nathalie Kelley. The film was released on 11 October 2018. In May 2018, Lucas began filming the upcoming Australian-biographical film, The Ogilvy Fortune, set to release sometime soon in 2019.