17 Kiwi Stars Who Are Taking Over Hollywood In 2017

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Julian Dennison - Hunt For The Wilderpeople's Julian Dennison recently confirmed the news he's joined the cast of Deadpool 2

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17 Kiwi Stars Who Are Taking Over Hollywood In 2017

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Julian Dennison - Hunt For The Wilderpeople's Julian Dennison recently confirmed the news he's joined the cast of Deadpool 2

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KJ Apa - KJ is quickly becoming a household name thanks to his lead role on the hit CW show Riverdale

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Daniel Gillies - The kiwi actor has played the lead role of Elijah in The Vampire Diaries' spinoff The Originals for a number of years

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Beulah Koale - Beulah is quickly rising in the ranks and has just been cast in the popular TV series Hawaii Five-0. You can also see the kiwi star in the upcoming movie 'Thank You for Your Service' alongside Miles Teller.

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Matt Wheelan - Matt is set to star in Narcos season 3, and recently played Hugh Hefner in 'American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story'

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Anna Paquin - The True Blood vet starred in the hit crime show 'Bellevue' and has a lead role in the new Netflix series 'Alias Grace'

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Keisha Castle-Hughes - For the last two years Keisha played the role of Obara Sand in Game Of Thrones, she's also starring in 'Thank You For Your Service'

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Nathalie Boltt - We all know Riverdale's Archie (KJ Apa) is a kiwi, but FYI, Penelope Blossom is also from NZ

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Rose McIver - Rose has starred as the lead in The CW's iZombie since 2015, and made a number of appearances in Once Upon A Time

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Martin Henderson - Martin is set to star in the terrifying sequel to The Strangers - McKiwi also plays Meredith Grey's potential love interest on Grey's Anatomy

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Taika Waititi - We don't think Taika has ever starred in/ directed a bad movie. The beloved kiwi directed the highly-anticipated flick Thor: Ragnarok, and it looks like he's become BFFs with Chris Hemsworth

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Niki Caro - The acclaimed kiwi director's latest project is Disney's live-action Mulan remake.

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Jemaine Clement - Jemaine currently portrays Oliver Bird on FX's X-Men spinoff Legion.

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Karl Urban - Karl has had a number of roles in big hollywood flicks over the years, & he will portray the villain Skurge in Taika's Thor: Ragnarok

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Rachel House - Rachel has appeared in a number of classic kiwi films and her latest projects include Moana & Thor: Ragnarok

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Jay Ryan - Jay hit the big time in the states when he starred on the popular CW show, Beauty and the Beast. The actor now stars on the acclaimed TV series, Mary Kills People

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Cliff Curtis - From 2015-2017 Cliff starred as Travis on Fear the Walking Dead. His next big projects include Meg (with Jason Statham) & he's also signed on to play a lead role in Avatar's Four Sequels