‘Andi Mack’ Star Sofia Wylie Scores Big Screen Role With Australian Soccer Feature ‘Back Of The Net’ by Peter White March 28, 2018 1:40am EXCLUSIVE: Sofia Wylie, the star of Disney Channel’s hit series Andi Mack, has scored her first big screen role, playing the lead in Australian family soccer film Back of the Net.
Who is Sofia Wylie?
Sofia Wylie – Multihyphenate actress, singer and dancer. The 15-year old will star in the series reboot of the popular franchise High School Musical: The Musical: The Series for Disney+, which is set to debut later this year. On the film side, she recently starred in Back Of The Net, which premiered on the Disney Channel.
Wylie has become a household name for her starring role as ‘Buffy Driscoll’ on Disney Channel’s number one rated show Andi Mack for three seasons. The second season broke barriers and made history as the first Disney series to incorporate an LGBTQIA+ storyline and subsequently won a GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Kids & Family Programming.” In voiceovers, Wylie lent her voice to the Marvel animated short Marvel Rising: Heart Of Iron.
Wylie forayed into production earlier this year after launching the company AIFOS, to option and develop material highlighting strong female storylines that celebrate a diversity of cultures and experiences. Under her guidance, AIFOS has optioned the popular Young Adult novel The Fall Of Innocence by Jenny Torres Sanchez.
Outside of acting and producing, she also writes and performs her own music and choreographs dance pieces for various platforms. Earlier this year, Wylie released the energetic pop track and accompanying video for “Side By Side” as part of the Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts special. Additionally, she created the popular YouTube series 4K Dance to create a platform for up and coming dancers and choreographers.
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