Actress Talks ‘AYAOTD,’ ‘Top Gun’ Sequel – Hollywood Life

Lyliana Wray is a star on the rise. The ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ reboot simply aired its finale and he or she’s bought the ‘Top Gun’ sequel developing within the new 12 months. She spoke with HL about her ‘AYAOTD?’ expertise, her appearing inspiration, and a lot extra.

Lyliana Wray is a reputation it’s essential bear in mind. The 14-year-old actress simply had her breakthrough position as Rachel Carpenter within the highly-anticipated Are You Afraid of the Dark? reboot that aired on Nickelodeon. The present’s finale aired on Oct. 25. With how the present ended, a second season is completely believable. HollywoodLife sat down with Lyliana to talk about all issues Are You Afraid of the Dark? and he or she stated she’s completely open to returning to the position. “If Nickelodeon decides to pick it up, I’m definitely excited to hear about it and I would love to know more about it,” she informed HollywoodLife.

The solid additionally featured younger stars like Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sam Ashe Arnold, and Miya Cech. Even although filming has ended, Lyliana stated she nonetheless talks to the solid. “We’re kind of all like a family. I feel like we got so lucky with our cast,” she stated. The actress admitted her fondest reminiscence from the present was the final day of taking pictures. Even although it was a “bittersweet moment,” she famous it “was such a great way to end something that everybody’s put so much work into. I think it was kind of this family coming together saying goodbye. It was amazing and special.” The position additionally pushed her as an actress. “It was one of the biggest, more challenging things that I’ve done,” she continued.

Next 12 months goes to be an enormous one for Lyliana as nicely. She can be starring within the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick, which can be launched in June 2020. She couldn’t say a lot — it’s prime secret — however she did say the expertise was “so incredible and so special. I’m just so honored to be a part of something that’s so loved.” She’s enthusiastic about what lies forward in her future. She informed HollywoodLife that she’s planning to “just working on things that will allow me to grow as an actress and challenge me, and hopefully, projects that could possibly change the world.”

Lyliana Wray at HollywoodLife’s New York City studio. (Photographer: Paige Kindlick)
Lyliana Wray
Lyliana Wray just lately starred as Rachel in ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ on Nickelodeon. (Photographer: Paige Kindlick)

As a rising actress in Hollywood, there are scores of unbelievable actresses to lookup however she loves Jennifer Garner. “I love that she shows both sides to herself and she’s not afraid to be vulnerable. Also, she’s such a great mom,” Lyliana stated. Lyliana additionally relayed some key recommendation for younger ladies who need to pursue appearing. Lyliana harassed that it’s all about “sticking with what you love and don’t give up. The challenging thing is just staying grounded and humble and being true to yourself.” Lyliana embodies all of these issues. She famous that after our interview she was simply going again house to her 9 animals, which embrace a pot-bellied pig, chickens, cats, canines, and a horse. Lyliana is a uncommon discover and we will’t wait to see what’s subsequent for her.

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