Mamma Mia’s Lily James on why Pursuit of Love is totally different from something she’s labored on
Mamma Mia actress Lily James’ new TV sequence The Pursuit of Love is totally different to the rest she’s made earlier than.
Co-starring Sherlock‘s Andrew Scott, The Wire favorite Dominic West and Into the Badlands‘ Emily Beecham, this three-part interval piece options James within the position of Linda Radlett, who shakes up her quiet cousin’s life by dragging her alongside to events.
“It is the primary time I have been concerned in one thing since its genesis, and I adored it,” she just lately instructed Digital Spy and different press.
“I simply really feel so linked to it. I got here on board early doorways as a result of my agent had the rights to the e book and had at all times talked about making The Pursuit of Love occur and it turn out to be a actuality.
“I have been concerned as a producer all through, and notably within the pre-stage after which on this stage, after we shot it, had been concerned in conversations and the edit and that is been a present, to be heard and listened and be concerned in that inventive aspect of it.
“It has been an enlightening expertise and one thing I need to proceed.”
Additional on, the Rebecca and Cinderella star admitted that the entire expertise was “fascinating”.
“It gave me such religion really, as an actor, being concerned in these conversations the place you realise when you have nice producers and a terrific director, each line is mentioned, each beat.
“So even for me to simply pay attention to these conversations and to be aware of that aspect of it… it was fascinating and Emily Mortimer was simply out of this world. One of many biggest administrators I’ve labored with.”
The Pursuit of Love premieres Could 9 at 9pm on BBC One.
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