January 28, 2022

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Julia Roberts arrives on the Gold Coast set of her new movie Ticket to Paradise

Julia Roberts reveals her favourite hobby as she arrives on the Gold Coast set of her new movie with a bag of KNITTING supplies – and it looks like she’s been working on a new sweater










She’s an avid knitting fan, and Julia Roberts was spotted arriving on the Gold Coast set of her upcoming movie, Ticket to Paradise, with a bag of supplies on Tuesday.

The 54-year-old Hollywood actress stepped out of a van clutching a bag full of knitting supplies, including a cream piece she’d been working on.

Julia is renowned for knitting in between takes during long days spent on film sets.

Stitched up: She's an avid knitting fan, and Julia Roberts was spotted arriving on the Gold Coast set of her upcoming movie, Ticket to Paradise, with a bag of supplies on Tuesday

Stitched up: She’s an avid knitting fan, and Julia Roberts was spotted arriving on the Gold Coast set of her upcoming movie, Ticket to Paradise, with a bag of supplies on Tuesday

Also contained in her transparent shopping bag was her mobile phone and a glasses case.

The Pretty Woman star was seen conversing with with director Ol Parker as she walked to the film’s set surrounded by a small entourage.

She was dressed in business attire, stepping out in a pair of grey tailored shorts, which she wore with a matching blazer and black button-up shirt.

Walk and talk: The Pretty Woman star was seen conversing with with director Ol Parker as she walked to the film's set surrounded by a small entourage

Taking care of business: She was dressed in business attire, stepping out in a pair of grey tailored shorts, which she wore with a matching blazer and black button-up shirt

Walk and talk: The Pretty Woman star was seen conversing with director Ol Parker as she walked to the film’s set surrounded by a small entourage

On the road: The 54-year-old Hollywood actress stepped out of a van clutching a bag full of knitting supplies, including a cream piece she'd been working on

On the road: The 54-year-old Hollywood actress stepped out of a van clutching a bag full of knitting supplies, including a cream piece she’d been working on

Julia rounded out her ensemble with a pair of black high-heeled brogues and black wayfarer sunglasses, and her long hair was styled loose.  

The Oscar-winning actress appeared relaxed as she walked in between palm trees, holding her blazer tightly closed in front of her.  

Filming on the project commenced last month on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, before moving to The Whitsundays shortly afterwards.

Tropical setting: The Oscar-winning actress appeared relaxed as she walked in between palm trees, holding her blazer closed in front of her

Tropical setting: The Oscar-winning actress appeared relaxed as she walked in between palm trees, holding her blazer closed in front of her

Belongings: Also contained in her see-through shopping bag was her mobile phone and a glasses case

Belongings: Also contained in her see-through shopping bag was her mobile phone and a glasses case

It was revealed back in March that Julia and co-star George Clooney were heading to Australia to film the hotly anticipated project. 

The film received a $6.4million grant from the federal government’s Location Incentive Program.

George, 60, and Julia play a divorced couple who travel to Bali in a desperate bid to stop their daughter, played by Kaitlyn Dever, from getting married.

Standing tall: Julia rounded out her ensemble with a pair of black high-heeled brogues and black wayfarer sunglasses, and her long hair was styled loose

Standing tall: Julia rounded out her ensemble with a pair of black high-heeled brogues and black wayfarer sunglasses, and her long hair was styled loose

The movie also stars Billie Lourd as Dever’s best friend, who travels with her to Bali, where she decides to marry a local.

The two-month project will be filmed entirely in Queensland, with the picturesque Whitsundays doubling for Bali.

The production is expected to generate $47million for the Australian economy and create more than 270 jobs.

Action: Filming on the project commenced last month on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, before moving to The Whitsundays shortly afterwards

Action: Filming on the project commenced last month on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, before moving to The Whitsundays shortly afterwards

Ticket to Paradise is written and directed by Ol Parker, who helmed The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

Julia jetted into Australia in October, spending her quarantine period at a $56.9million mansion in Sydney’s Vaucluse. 

She spent Christmas in Sydney with her husband of 19 years, Danny Moder, and the couple’s three children – twins Phinnaeus and Hazel, 17, and Henry, 14. 

Landing Down Under: It was revealed back in March that Julia and co-star George Clooney were heading to Australia to film the hotly anticipated project

Landing Down Under: It was revealed back in March that Julia and co-star George Clooney were heading to Australia to film the hotly anticipated project

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