Serena Fong (Kate Sullivan) is a close friend of Lumina’s family. Born in Hong Kong and freshly married to a distant relative of Lumina, Serena is someone who Lumina regards as an older sister, and is someone with whom she feels comfortable sharing her secrets. Serena provides Lumina with a much-needed sympathetic ear, but unfortunately Serena remains blind to how much danger Lumina has put herself in.
Kate Sullivan has worked in TV and stage as an actress and director for productions worldwide. Her film work includes a lead role in the New Zealand independent feature Christmas, a role opposite Anthony Hopkins in The World's Fastest Indian and the lead in The Other End of the Gun, directed by Patrice Poujol. Kate holds a Bachelors of Performing and Screen Arts Degree from Unitec School for Performing and Screen Arts, and a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching from Auckland College of Education. In 2006, Kate completed an 8 week acting intensive in New York with the TVI Actors Studio. She has taught Drama, Dance and Film Acting in New Zealand, Budapest and HK. In 2008, Kate co-founded E.V.E.N.T. (An International Artists Company) and as its producer, strives to support local and international artists.