Actress Zoe Terakes reveals what it’s like to work with Nicole Kidman
Actress Zoe Terakes reveals what it’s like to work with Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy after starring in Nine Perfect Strangers
Nine Perfect Strangers star Zoe Terakes has revealed what it’s really like to work with Hollywood star Nicole Kidman.
The 21-year-old, who identifies as a non-binary trans male, spoke of working with the Oscar winner on MamaMia’s No Filter podcast.
Speaking of the power imbalance on set with Hollywood heavyweights including Nicole and Melissa McCarthy, Zoe acknowledged that “people are addressed differently”.
‘We talk to people differently’: actress Zoe Terakes, 21, revealed what it’s really like to work with stars Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy, after starring in Nine Perfect Strangers
“People aren’t going to talk to Nicole Kidman like they talk to me. I wouldn’t expect them to either, ”they added.
Zoe went on to explain that Hollywood’s biggest stars in Nine Perfect Strangers were very kind with zero egos.
‘Nicole and Melissa … neither of them are big, egotistical actors. They make you feel like part of the team. You forget after a while [who they are]. ‘
Zoe also said that the actors involved in the production were all “team players” with no one showing an ego during the production.
Star: ‘Nicole and Melissa … neither of them are big, egotistical actors. They make you feel like part of the team. You forget after a while [who they are], said the actor. Pictured: Nicole Kidman
Amazon’s Nine Perfect Strangers have an all-star cast that includes Nicole, Melissa, Regina Hall, Bobby Cannavale, and Luke Evans.
Zoe portrays Glory in the series, however, they are best known for their work on Foxtel’s cult series, Wentworth.
Oscar winner Kidman recently revealed that filming for the limited series was almost canceled due to the pandemic.
The actress, 53, told the Sunday Telegraph that production of Nine Perfect Strangers was canceled in the United States last year as the country battled Covid.
Star: Zoe also said that the actors involved in the production were all “team players” with no one showing an ego during the production. Pictured: Melissa McCarthy
Nicole then made the decision to relocate the filming of the limited series to Australia.
“It was a commotion. We were fully supported by all the players and the government and we were still able to run the show instead of shutting it down, which was the other possibility, ”she explained.
“For me it was the ability to put on the show… We hadn’t really finalized the location, we were still trying to find the right place and we couldn’t find it. And then suddenly the possibility of filming in Byron Bay became available, ”she said.
New location: after production in the United States ceased due to the Covid pandemic last year, Nicole made the decision to move the filming of the series to Australia
The cast and crew were also required to get tested regularly for the virus.
Based on the 2018 novel by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty, the eight-part series tells the story of nine stressed city dwellers who escape to a wellness retreat led by Nicole’s character, Masha. .
The show was produced by Nicole’s production company, Blossom Films, alongside collaborators Bruna Papandrea and David E. Kelley.
Precautions: After finding the right location, Nicole revealed that strict Covid security measures need to be enforced on set