Its debut was an absolute success in the year 2010 Tomorrow When the War began could be a must-see movie for a lot of Aussie teens. The film was released during the peak of the age of existential dramas, the film was a shrewd dipping into the genre of action and adventure that was a cult in the era. It also was awash with a stellar ensemble of heartthrobs in their 20s.
The novel is based on written by John Marsden, Tomorrow When the War begantold an account of Ellie Linton and her teenage group of friends who waged combat in guerrilla warfare against an invading outside power within their home town of Wirrawee.
Now streaming currently on Stan streaming, a lot of viewers are re-watching the film now and reuniting with the actors of their childhood. What’s the stars of the action movie today? Let’s look up the actors.
Caitlin Stasey (Ellie Linton)
As the main role of Ellie, Caitlin was already an established name in Australia because of her roles in the roles of Francesca Thomas on The Sleepover Club and Rachel Kinski on Neighbours.
After TWTWB’s release, Caitlin continued working as an actor in Australia as well as Hollywood and was later able to play in the comedy series Thank You for Like Me with comedy actor Josh Thomas from 2013 to 2016’s criminal drama APB in 2017, and most recently, comedy drama The Bridge And Tunnelalongside Ed Burns in 2021. She’s now signed to the Amazon Prime Original series Class of 2007alongside Emily Browning and Megan Smart (which you can watch on this page in the event it airs).
Phoebe Tonkin (Fiona Maxwell)
A well-known actress before the film’s release in theatres, Phoebe had starred as Cleo in the mermaids of the future program H20: Simply Add water. After that film Phoebe played Adrian Hall in the TV series Home and Away as well as Faye Chamberlain in The Secret Circlebefore making the move to Hollywood.
On Tinseltown, Phoebe made a name for herself as Hayley Marshall in The Vampire Diaries and spin-off series The Originals, before roles in The Affair, Safe Harbour and Bloom. Recently, she returned the scene to Australia to host the 2021 AACTA Awards, Phoebe’s next major move will be an Australian film titled Transfusion featuring Sam Worthington.
“I’m excited, it was so lovely to come back,” Phoebe stated to Who. “It was an odd time since it was the time when lockdowns began again in Sydney however I was extremely thankful that I got to film and was a in the film.
“It was wonderful, it was such a beautiful film.”
Deniz Akdeniz (Homer Yannos)
Tomorrow when The War Beganwas the first major acting credit to Deniz although Deniz would go on to play in some truly amazing roles over the years.
He has appeared in American TV shows , including South Beach, Graceland, Jessie, Jane The Virgin, Once Upon A Time and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Magnum P.I. and Siren. Recently the actor was cast in the part in the role of Max on the Kaley Cuoco’s series The Flight Attendant that was nominated for a number of prizes at 2021’s Golden Globes.
Rachel Hurd-Wood (Corrie Mackenzie)
She gained fame for her doe-eyed Wendy to John Sumpter’s Peter Pan in the 2003 film. She later joined Aussie as a character on Tomorrow When The War Began. Since then, she’s been in British shows like Clique as well as Home Fires as well as films such as The Mapmaker and Highway To Dhampus.
In the last several years in an entirely new job, that of mother of two kids that she is married to their husband for 4 years Russ Bain.
“Day out with the family. Still unsure how to adult despite being married mum of two… it just seems to be happening?” she wrote on an Instagram post. “I do know that these people are my top priority and I love them like crazy.”
Chris Pang (Lee Takkam)
After his first big part with TWTWB11 several years earlier, Chris is now well on the path toward becoming an Hollywood heartthrob who has a dazzling role in major movies. He played the groom to be Colin on Crazy Rich Asians, Johnny in Charlie’s Angels and starred as Trevor in the Andy Samberg comedy Palm Springs. The next time around is a role in an not-titled Adele Lim project, Underdog Rising as well as Hitwoman’s Revenge. the Amazon Prime show As We See It.
Lincoln Lewis (Kevin Holmes)
The character was coming from his three-year run in the role of Geoff Campbell on Home and Awaywhen Tomorrow was the day that the War was afoot, following up the roles with a string of appearances in Australian TV. He was Bruce Higgs in Underbelly, Dominic Emmerson in House Husbands, and Chook in Gallipoli.
In the year 2016 Lincoln was off. to the year 2019, Lincoln returned to the screen, playing Australians Luke Bracey and Travis Fimmel in Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. Lincoln then attempted the horror genre in the role of John Jarratt in 2021 film The Possessed.
Off-screen Lincoln has been spending relaxing sitting at his house with partner Pandora Bonsor. In August of this year Lincoln revealed that the fact that he’d have to drop his contract with NITV because of closing border locks and lockdowns however, he’s set to be a part in a film that will be released in 2022, titled “Black Site.