Hollywood break for Liz Carr | Comic and Silent Witness star cast in sci-fi blockbuster

Hollywood break for Liz Carr

Comic and Silent Witness star cast in sci-fi blockbuster

Liz Carr is to appear in her first Hollywood film.

The comedian and actor, who left BBC crime drama Silent Witness this week after seven years, has been cast in the sci-fi drama Infinite.

She will appear alongside Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Detectorists star Toby Jones.

To be released this summer, Infinite is directed by Antoine Fuqua whose other films include Training Day and the Equalizer movies. It revolves about a man who discovers that his hallucinations are actually visions from past lives..

Carr, who uses a wheelchair because she has a condition called  arthrogryposis multiplex congenita,   plays a character called  Garrickin the blockbuster.

She told the BBC: ’It's a great role. I'm ecstatic/ I thought, I bet they're just going to audition wheelchair-users and then they're going to give the role to Tom Cruise.’

The movie was shot in locations including West London, central Cardiff and Farnborough Airport in the autumn.

Published: 6 Feb 2020

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