Putting up a good fight: Actress Rebecca Lim on being open to new challenges

Whether in local or overseas productions, actress Rebecca Lim is up for new challenges

For the new Channel 8 drama series The Good Fight, actress Rebecca Lim spent a month physically training for her role as the daughter of a martial arts master.
For the new Channel 8 drama series The Good Fight, actress Rebecca Lim spent a month physically training for her role as the daughter of a martial arts master.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

Rebecca Lim may have auditioned three times for the role of the socialite heiress Astrid in last year's hit Crazy Rich Asians, which eventually went to British actress Gemma Chan, but that does not mean she is looking to shift her focus away from local entertainment.

The Mediacorp actress says: "It's not necessarily a good thing to leave (the) local entertainment (scene). I think if everyone aims to (do that), then the quality of it will never improve."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 17, 2019, with the headline 'Putting up a good fight'. Subscribe