JESSICA LUCAS (Olivia) has quickly established herself as a highly sought after young actress in film and television. She recently wrapped production on the on the indie romantic comedy Are We Officially Dating? alongside Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan. Lucas can now be seen in The CW's midseason dramatic thriller "Cult," which premiered Tuesday, February 19th. She stars opposite Matt Davis in the series which tracks the investigation of a string of mysterious deaths and disappearances surrounding the show-within-a-show.
Lucas was most recently seen starring opposite Martin Lawrence and Brandon T. Jackson in the New Regency comedy Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, the third installment in the Big Momma's House franchise. In 2008, she starred in one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, Cloverfield, from director J.J. Abrams. The Sci-Fi thriller opened number one at the box office. Her film credits include: DreamWorks' romantic comedy She's the Man opposite Amanda Bynes and a lead role in the Screen Gems/Lakeshore Film The Covenant opposite Taylor Kitsch and Chace Crawford.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Lucas has been acting since she was seven years old. She began her professional training with Children's Theatre Arts and quickly earned theatre credits in local productions of Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Grease, Cinderella, Mousetrap and Music Medley series. Lucas quickly transitioned to film and television. On the small screen her credits include series regular roles on NBC mid-season comedy "Friends with Benefits," The CW's revival of "Melrose Place," the popular Canadian teen drama "Edgemont" and the short-lived, yet critically acclaimed ABC series "Life As We Know It, " as well as two much-buzzed about recurring roles on The CW's "90210," and CBS's #1 hit drama "CSI."