Lillian Carrier can currently be seen starring as Drea in the television series Everything’s Gonna Be Okay. The groundbreaking comedy series from Freeform navigates the trials of parenting while struggling with grief.
Like Lillian herself, Drea is autistic; bringing a refreshing sense of authenticity to the series that allows her to film with her own service dog, Luke, who is officially the first real service dog on TV. Another first for the show, Drea’s character is featured in the first autistic and queer relationship on television.
We spoke with Lillian about season 2 of Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, what is ahead for Drea and Matilda in these upcoming episodes, and why Drea’s story is an important one to tell.
Read on for our exclusive interview with Lillian Carrier below: