April Rose Pengilly reveals she is joining Neighbours

Kirk Pengilly's actress daughter April Rose has revealed she's joining the cast of Neighbours.

The 28-year-old admitted her 'goal' for acting was always to crack America, but she was delighted to be featuring as Chloe Brennan on the long-running soap. 

The model landed the role just months before she was set to move to Los Angeles and will make her Ramsay St, debut on March 27. 

New horizons: April Rose Penglly has revealed she is joining the cast of Neighbours

New horizons: April Rose Penglly has revealed she is joining the cast of Neighbours

'I think it's a goal for most Aussie actors to be on one of these iconic Aussie shows that is beloved world wide, but I'd kind of given up on it, my goal was America,' she told The Daily Telegraph.

April, who is the daughter of INXS legend Kirk and Karen Hitchinson, said she went to 'secret agent' lengths to keep her new gig hidden from fans for six months. 

'It's been a very full-time covert operation,' she admitted.

'I had my hair died blonder so I've been posting old photos and editing my hair darker on new ones and tagging myself at Sydney locations on Instagram so as not to give anything away.'

Dashed dreams: The daughter of INXS legend Kirk Pengally (pictuered in 2015) admitted her 'goal' for acting was always to crack America, but she was delighted to be featuring as Chloe Brennan on the long-running soap

Dashed dreams: The daughter of INXS legend

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