A to Daily Mail Australia. By James
06:41 26 Sep 2023, Updated 06:42 26 Sep 2023
Delta Goodrem, 38, says her fiance Matthew Copley, 36, was instrumental in getting her back to star in new Netflix movie Love is in the Air.
The singer took flying lessons from Copley’s father while preparing to play a seaplane pilot in the romantic comedy, which opens on September 28.
speaks TV weekDelta said they spent time on the plane with Matthew’s dad Bruce ahead of filming in Queensland’s Whitsundays.
„Bruce was a pilot, so I was lucky to have such a great knowledge immediately,” the Wings singer explained.
„I spent a lot of time in the pilot’s seat, learning as much as possible to prepare for the role,” he continued.
’I don’t know if I’m ready to fly around anyone, but from everything I’ve learned I’m tempted!’
In the movie, Delta’s character Dana falls in love with an English businessman, played by Kylie Minogue’s ex Joshua Sasse, who is sent to sink her small airline.
Delta announced her engagement to Matthew in an Instagram post last week, along with an adorable photo of the couple on vacation in Malta.
In the image, the songwriter tenderly embraces the beautiful guitarist in front of a stunning coastal vista as the sun sets in the foreground.
’My best friend asked me to marry him,’ she cheekily captioned the pic with a ring emoji.
Although the singer is best known for her role as Nina Tucker in Neighbours, she switched her focus to music after being signed to Sony at the age of 15.
Matthew is best known for working as his girlfriend’s guitarist, he has worked with some other big names in the industry including Conrad Sewell.
They went into business with their own independent record label called ATLED Records (ATLED is Delta pronounced backwards).
Meanwhile, the last Delta movie released in 2018 was Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You.
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