I had no idea what I was doing; I just tried to sound like a human being. BRACEY: My character was never intended to be on the show for longer than a few months, so I got to turn up and ruffle a lot of feathers. I'd never acted before, so playing someone so devious was really exciting. I practiced my accent a lot after I got my first acting job. I was really into sports and really into surfing and the beach. I remember seeing when I was 10 and being blown away by it. RACHEL: Do you remember one of the first movies that really affected you as a kid? I remember flying across the country once and getting stuck in the Dallas airport at four in the morning.
Unbelievably, I got the job and then I ended up being on the show for about six months. RACHEL: Did that make you a celebrity in Australia? People are really invested in that soap opera back home, so I'd have moments where I'd be out at a bar and a girl would come up to me and say, "I want to punch you in the face! The problem is that there are so many different kinds of American accents. BRACEY: It's kind of embarrassing, but I loved . I was so tired, but I was afraid that if I fell asleep, I'd miss my connecting flight.
You don't really get to rap on a window in the pouring rain and profess you love in a thunderstorm, you know. If the story took place today, how do you think it would be different?
LL: There's no way in this day and age that Dawson would go to the window.
Originally, I was going to play with my ear but that didn't work out.
I ended up playing with my necklace the entire movie.
Luke Bracey: I think we were actually quite lucky because Liana and I filmed a lot of our scenes before James and Michelle did.