Kristin Tivener as Thellia
About the character, Thellia: Thellia is a skilled warrior whose hardened life has led her into the dark world of fighting for whoever will hire her. Thellia’s anger at the world blinds her to the cruelties of a band of slavers she has become a part of; though there are some evils that cross lines even for someone whose heart has gone colder. When her path crosses with that of the iconic heroine Rayden Valkyrie, her choices will determine her fate.
About Kristin Tivener: Kristin Tivener is an American actress, model, and university professor. In 2016, she starred in the full-length feature films Serial (IMDb) and Black Rabbit (IMDb) and worked on several national/regional commercials and modeling print-ad campaigns. When not modeling and acting, Dr. Kristin Tivener is a professor in the fields of Biomedical Sciences and Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. She is thrilled to be a part of the Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot.
Comments from Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer: “Kristin was a great discovery for us during the audition process. She’s a very talented actress with a great athletic background, making her a perfect fit for a warrior character like Thellia. The role needs someone who is both tough and believable, and Kristin brings that to this project in abundance. I’m so glad we have her in our main ensemble!”