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Meet Raechelle Banno, the Star of Lifetime's Landry Family Movies, with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

Lifetime has an exciting movie series premiering this weekend and we caught up with Raechelle Banno, the star of the franchise, to learn more about her.

V.C. Andrews’ The Landry Family Series is a four-movie event over two weekends and the first two films air on March 20 and March 21.

The Landry movie series follows Ruby Landry (Banno), who after being raised by her loving spiritual healer grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, is ensnared in a world of dark family secrets and betrayal, upon discovering that she has another family living in New Orleans.

Raechelle, 27, is an Aussie actress who got her start on the long-running series Home and Away. She also starred in the first season of The CW’s action drama Pandora. Learn more about her with these 10 Fun Facts:

  1. I’m what you might call a ‘Bad Australian’: I don’t like Vegemite. Never have!
  2. I trained and competed in dance for about 15 years. Jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary. My phenomenal grandmother made all of my costumes.
  3. I have an obsession with podcasts. I almost always have one playing and it’s almost always telling a grizzly true crime tale. (Hello, fellow Murderinos…)
  4. J’étudie le français avec Duolingo! (I am studying French with Duolingo) My very basic high school understanding did come in handy for the Ruby films as my character speaks French sometimes. I was so nervous to speak it as we shot it in Canada…where people actually know how to speak French!
  5. I love to box – I accidentally signed up for classes with former world champion Terry Norris once while spending some time in LA. Bloody hard work, he’s incredible.

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