Abbie Cornish nearly missed her breakout role in "Somersault" (2004) due to a scheduling conflict, but fate intervened, and she delivered a powerful performance.
Abbie trained intensely in martial arts for her role in "Sucker Punch" (2011), performing many of her own stunts and becoming proficient in various fighting styles.
During the filming of "RoboCop" (2014), Abbie spent hours with real-life amputees to understand and portray the emotional struggles of her character, Clara Murphy.
Abbie's role in "Candy" (2006) was so emotionally taxing that she took a brief hiatus from acting afterward to focus on her well-being and personal growth.
The Australian actress mastered an American accent for her character in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" (2017) and worked with a dialect coach to perfect it.
Abbie is also a skilled rapper, performing under the pseudonym "MC Dusk," and she often incorporates her rapping abilities into her roles when possible.
Her role in "Seven Psychopaths" (2012) was initially written for a male character, but the director was so impressed by her audition that the part was rewritten specifically for her.
Abbie's performance in the TV series "Klondike" (2014) required her to endure freezing temperatures and physically demanding conditions, further showcasing her dedication to her craft.
While filming "The Girl" (2012), Abbie formed a close bond with her co-star, Will Patton, who later became her mentor and close friend in the industry.
For her role in "Geostorm" (2017), Abbie underwent extensive astronaut training to simulate the experience of living in a space station.
Abbie's character in the TV show "Secret Bridesmaids' Business" (2019) was inspired by a real-life friend of the show's creator, giving her a unique and personal connection to the role.
In "Limitless" (2011), Abbie performed a daring rooftop chase scene without a stunt double, showcasing her fearlessness and commitment to authenticity.
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