When talking activism nowadays, being there for the fight has always been among the first and most important steps, and nobody is showing up the way Ariela Barer is.
Starring in the all-new ABC series Rebel, Ariela first made a name for themself by staring in Marvel’s Runaways, playing Gert Yorkes. Now starring in the ABC series Rebel, they are truly a sight to see in every aspect. Rebel tells the true story of the life of Erin Brockovich, and it shows the conflicts that police officers of color faced upon a time of taping change within the system following accounts of police brutality.
The series features many issues that had been ripped from headlines over time and centers around one police officer who’s solved the most homicides out of all of her fellow officers within the past three years, Rebel Knight. Ariela plays Ziggy, Rebel’s 16-year-old daughter, and her performance is not one to be missed. Ariela talks about the relation between Ziggy and what she hopes the character will resonate and bring out in viewers, as Rebel is a complex show full of emotions that will surely resonate with many viewers. We sat down with Ariela to talk all about Rebel. Check out the full conversation above.