"I was fighting like double this season. So loads more action and twists and turns," promises Hannah John-Kamen about the sophomore season of the hit science fiction series Killjoys (July 1, Space).
The intergalactic series see the beautiful British actress playing a fearless bounty hunter who has no problem kicking butt and taking names. "Let’s just say this season is badass on steroids. The stakes are raised. The world has expanded. It’s so much bigger."
Politics, relationships and new characters take centre stage this season, says Hannah, who adds that her character Dutch faces a serious identity crisis. "She struggles with where she fits in in this whole world and where she fits in with Johnny and D'avon and she’ll be facing her own morals of good and evil within herself."
One place where Hannah has no trouble fitting in is Toronto. After filming two seasons of her show in the city, the actress officially feels like a true citizen of The Six. "I always think of Toronto as my second home. I absolutely love it here. Every time I fly in I’m like 'Ah, there’s the CN Tower.' I feel like I can really identify with this amazing city. It’s been my home and I’ve grown up with Dutch here. It’s been incredible."
The complicated galaxy where Dutch operates is a far cry from London's West End where the 26-year-old performed nightly in the Spice Girls musical Viva Forever. Variety is the spice of life for the star, who landed a recurring role in Game of Thrones in between filming Killjoys. "From one world to another!" the actress tells Hello! about her two-episode arc playing a Dothraki wife in the show's sixth season.
"The Dothraki women in the story are survivors, but my character in particular was very subservient and very vulnerable. It was even in the body language. It was such a juxtaposition from Dutch, who is a tough bad ass. It was actually nice to switch roles and play that because it’s nice to be versatile and get to play different parts of your strengths."