She’s considered one of the sexiest models in the world and is the hot favourite to walk the Victoria’s Secret catwalk as their newest Angel in 2014. Carmen Carrera also used to be a man, but she’s now taking the fashion industry by storm as the first transmodel to truly crack the mainstream. In Australia recently for a series of shows with fellow RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Latrice Royale, the 28-year old (naturally) shook up the Five Star Films format and instead offered a string of classics she can’t live without.
“Hocus Pocus, The Craft - it’s going to be all witch movies - Home Alone, Casper with Christina Ricci, The Addams Family, The Wedding Planner. I don’t really like action movies: I like comedies more or sci-fi stuff. Mean Girls, of course, and Heathers."
Maria Lewis - follow Maria on Twitter here: @moviemazz or on top-rating film podcast Pod Save Our Screen, available now on iTunes.
Sydney, Australia. Getting her start as a police reporter, her writing on pop culture has appeared in publications such as the New York Post, Guardian, Penthouse, The Daily Mail, Empire Magazine, Gizmodo, Huffington Post, The Daily and Sunday Telegraph, i09, Junkee and many more. Previously seen as a presenter on SBS Viceland’s nightly news program The Feed and as the host of Cleverfan on ABC, she has been a journalist for over 15 years.
Her best-selling debut novel Who's Afraid? was published in 2016, followed by its sequel Who’s Afraid Too? in 2017, which was nominated for Best Horror Novel at the Aurealis Awards in 2018. Who’s Afraid? is being developed for television by the Emmy and BAFTA award-winning Hoodlum Entertainment. Her Young Adult debut, It Came From The Deep, was released globally on October 31, Halloween, 2017 and is a twist on The Little Mermaid meets Creature From The Black Lagoon.
Her fourth book, The Witch Who Courted Death, was released on Halloween, 2018 and nominated for Best Fantasy Novel at the Aurealis Awards in 2019. Her fifth novel set within the share supernatural universe is due for release in October, 2019.