After taking a year off to focus on her health, formerPacked to the RaftersstarJessica Maraisis now ready to get back to work.
Last week it was announced that Jess would be returning to the small screen inNineNetwork’s crime thriller mini-series Halifax: Retribution. She’ll be acting alongside her formerco-starRebecca Gibney andAussieactor Anthony LaPaglia.
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“I am so excited to be working with Rebecca again, and on such an iconic drama,” Jess said, in a statement.
TheAustralianactress split from Home and Away starJames Stewartin 2015, but the former couple remain amicable for the sake of their daughter, Scout, 7.
While Jess has since moved on with new boyfriendJakeHolly, it seems the pair will have to adjust to a long-distance relationship, as theSydney-based photographer announced onsocial medialast week that he was moving to the US for three months.
Jessica Marais with daughter Scout in 2017
“Time to re-calibrate, create and spend time with some besties,”Jakeshared.
“Big love and thanks to everyone who’s been by my side during this hectic time. Things are getting better and it’s only up from here.”
If the couple do decide to go their own ways, it will mean a fresh start for Jess – on both a professional and personal level.
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