She’s on the TV show on Sundance, about a bunch of girls who are all really pretty and have normal lives except they’re paraplegics.
I talked to her on the phone, recorded the conversation, and then listened to it over and over again.
I just tried to make connections and my own personal relationships with each person as they came.
You’re like, ‘look if were all going to be this dramatic and things are going to happen rapidly, then jump into it and commit to it 100%’. It was pretty overwhelming all of the things that had happened.
Is the cast anything like their characters or is there someone where it’s like, wow, you’re basically playing a caricature of yourself?
It was actually really intimidating for me to come in after they’ve spent four years together.
They’re all so close, you don’t want to try to force any friendships and you don’t want to be the new guy who’s trying too hard.
That was one of the most helpful things that I could have listened to. That was kind of hard for me to grasp at first and I still feel like there are episodes where I’m a bit too dramatic.
I talked to doctors and the show got me a wheelchair back in June. You begin to notice how people look at you and how they treat you, and I had to really get comfortable with it. It’s like one minute you’re happy and the next minute you’re sad, one minute you’re okay and the next minute you’re about to die. I just had to get used to that and then once you do you embrace it, enjoy it, and dive into it. I hadn’t seen the new episodes but I ended up Netflixing them once I got the show.Their pair's guest list was a who's who of Hollywood's current It girls, including Kristen Stewart, Dakota Johnson, Zoe Kravitz, and models Cara Delevingne and Abbey Lee Kershaw.Other famous atendees included John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston and philanthropist Linda Ramone.I listened to the things that she told me and the way that she said them.Everything she said had a different inflection because it was all coming from a different place in her heart. From an acting standpoint I had to get used to the fact that my character was going to be changing emotions and quickly.Riley Keough and Ben Smith-Peterson at Cannes Film Festival in 2014 Riley, the granddaughter of Elvis Presley, and Ben met on the set of in 2012, but the pair didn't begin dating until the beginning of 2014.