Neighbours star Nicky Whelan lands a new U.S. film role

She's a long way from Ramsay Street! Neighbours star Nicky Whelan lands a new U.S. film role replacing Jane the Virgin's Yara Martinez

By Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:33 BST, 12 July 2019 | Updated: 04:42 BST, 12 July 2019

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Former Neighbours star Nicky Whelan has just wrapped up filming a new role in an upcoming independent drama.

The 38-year-old actress plays Pattie Barry, a single mother with a tortured past, in the feature film Last Night in Rozzie, which is currently in its sixteenth day of production.

Nicky is replacing Jane the Virgin star Yara Martinez, who previously played Pattie in a short 15-minute version of the film released in 2017.  

From Ramsay Street to Rozzie! Former Neighbours star Nicky Whelan (pictured) has wrapped up filming an indie feature film called Last Night in Rozzie

From Ramsay Street to Rozzie! Former Neighbours star Nicky Whelan (pictured) has wrapped up filming an indie feature film called Last Night in Rozzie

Humble spirit! Nicky took to Instagram to praise her fellow actors after wrapping up filming her scenes. The film still has some way to go and is in its sixteenth day of production

Humble spirit! Nicky took to Instagram to praise her fellow actors after wrapping up filming her scenes. The film still has some way to go and is in its sixteenth day of production 

Nicky stars alongside Straight Outta Compton's Neil Brown Jr., who plays Ronnie Russo, a successful attorney who returns to his Boston hometown at the request of his dying friend. 

She took to Instagram on Friday to praise her fellow actors and express her gratitude to the producers.

'I am incredibly grateful to be involved with this project alongside two very talented, awesome and bada** actors Neil Brown Jr. and Jeremy Sisto!' she wrote. 

'Thank you Neil Brown Jr. for leading the way u are an absolute legend!' 

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