If you don’t know actress Lindsay Lamb, you will soon.
Last year Lamb starred in Arlo: The Burping Pig as Samantha, a bookworm trying to make friends at her new school. The film, also featuring Drake Bell and Joey Lawrence, was recently released by Lionsgate.
Lamb also recently starred alongside veteran actors Amy Smart and Burt Reynolds in Sony Entertainment’s Apple Of My Eye (currently known as And Then There Was Light). Lamb plays Jenny, Caroline’s (Amy Smart) Braille tutor who provides a source of encouragement and guidance after she rapidly loses her sight from an accident.
Next Lamb will be seen in Lionsgate’s Blue Line. Lamb plays Bunny Abbott, a cheerleading captain who is kidnapped and held hostage during a heist. The film, also starring Jordan Ladd and Tom Sizemore, will be released worldwide on March 17, 2017.
Check out our exclusive interview after the jump.
You recently were in a film with both Drake Bell and Joey Lawrence both former teen heartthrobs. Who did you have a crush on when you were a teenager?
Well obviously Uncle Jesse (John Stamos) but that goes without saying! I had the biggest crush on Jeremy Sumpter after I saw him in “Peter Pan” too. He was/is such a dreamboat!
How was filming with Drake and Joey?
I’ve worked with Joey a few times now. He was also in a film with me called Emma’s Chance that was released last year. Joey is such a sweetheart and absolutely hilarious. Unfortunately I didn’t get to work with Drake; he came in during the post-production process to do the voiceover for Arlo, but I’ve heard nothing but great things!
In your next role you play a Braille tutor opposite Amy Smart. What did you take away from your experience on this film?
It’s hard to put into words how much I took away from working on Apple of My Eye. It was the biggest learning experience thus far in my career. Being able to be on the acting side of things but also on the production side was so eye opening. I have such a massive appreciation for every single person who is involved in taking a film from start to finish. Everyone works so, so hard and it’s really inspiring to see first hand.
Did you get a chance to work with the legendary Burt Reynolds and, if so, did you take away any tips from him?
I got to have a few talks with Burt! He’s amazing, obviously, and so charming. I think the biggest thing that I took away was how humble he is. I mean, he’s Burt Reynolds and he didn’t turn away one photo or autograph! He was so wonderful to every single person on set and it was just a nice reminder that being kind goes a long way.
What advice do you have for a young actress just starting out?
Learn as much as you can about everything! Read plays, get in an acting class, find a core group of positive, motivated people and stick with them. And if it’s something that you can’t go a day without thinking about and you’re dedicated for the long haul, don’t give up. Keep going and keep growing.
I can’t wait to see your next project Blue Line. Was it scary playing someone who is kidnapped?
I think is was scarier being in a constant blizzard while we were filming the car stunts! Fun, but definitely scary at times. “Blue Line” was one of the first films that I booked after graduating from the University of Southern California so I’m very excited to see it when it’s released next month.
In a movie like this, the guys tend to see all the action. Were you able to do some fun action scenes?
I was! In the film I get kidnapped by two women so I was able to be involved in a lot of the car chases.
What was your experience like working with Mr Sizemore?
I adore Tom. My favorite movie of all time is True Romance so I was beyond excited to work with someone from the film. He was extremely professional and kind to everyone and was always cracking jokes about who knows what. Not to mention, he’s so ridiculously talented. It was an amazing experience straight out of college and I am forever grateful to that production team.