Isla Fisher has surprisingly admitted about Home and Away, almost 24 years after she stopped playing Shannon on the soap.
In the 24 years since leaving Home and Away, Isla Fisher has built a successful career—both here and in Hollywood—but the star admitted that she thought about returning to the soap that made her famous.
Fischer, 45, played schoolgirl Shannon in episode 345 of home and away from 1994 to 1997. His Hollywood career exploded after he left, landing roles in films such as wedding Crashers And Confessions of a Shopaholic,
Now, the mother of three — who married comedian Sacha Baron Cohen in 2010 — admits she’s been toyed with the idea of returning to Summer Bay.
“Of course I’ve thought about it!” He said Yahoo! Bollywood In a new interview.
“I’ve thought, ‘Wouldn’t this be hilarious?’ But then the reality of it is that obviously, you have to give a lot of notice and then write that in and then you have to commit.
“But obviously it would be fun to just be like, run with a surfboard or something at some point.”
It may be difficult for Fischer to return to soap anytime soon, as he and Baron Cohen fled Sydney for the closed Western Australia in September, where the show was filmed.
Less than a year after moving from LA to Bondi, the couple and their three children reportedly headed west for Perth, where they will now live.
His decision to set up a permanent home on Australia’s West Coast was reportedly driven by a desire to “escape” Sydney’s then-lockdown, age informed at that time.
And soon after that news broke, Fisher was spied on a cafe in Inglewood, Perth, where she was trying to keep a low profile — even Giving the barista the fake name of ‘Simone’ for his orders.
Fischer, 45, was born in Oman, but grew up in Perth from the age of six before moving to acting in Sydney home and away.
He talked about his connection to Australia in an interview stellar in March.
“I just feel so safe. I think the word comfort is when I’m in Australia. That’s where I grew up,” she explained.
“I am happiest when I am at home. I miss it when I am not here. When I am in Australia I do not feel any pressure. I need to say or do or be something No. I mean, I don’t even want to wear shoes.”