Video Interview: Sonia Mena, Catherine Missal and Alicia Crowder Talk Tell Me Lies (Exclusive)

Sometimes the newfound freedoms that accompany adolescents’ transition into younger maturity can grow to be so overwhelming that their seemingly mundane selections could cause irrevocable penalties for not solely themselves, but in addition the individuals they care about essentially the most. That’s actually the case for actress Grace Van Patten and actor Jackson White’s multi-dimensional, relatable fundamental characters of Lucy Albright and Stephen DeMarco of their new Hulu tv sequence, ‘Tell Me Lies.’

The present first season of ‘Tell Me Lies’ follows Lucy and Stephen’s tumultuous however intoxicating relationship because it unfolds over the course of eight years. When the duo meet at school, they’re at that formative age when their each resolution can result in everlasting outcomes that can have an effect on their lives perpetually. Although their relationship begins like every typical campus romance, they rapidly fall into an addictive entanglement that can completely alter not solely their futures, but in addition the lives of everybody round them.

Besides Van Patten and White, the drama additionally stars an ensemble supporting forged. Among the present’s supporting actresses are Sonia Mena, Catherine Missal, Alicia Crowder, who painting a number of of Lucy’s faculty pals.

Mena performs Pippa, the chief of the pal group, who makes use of her bravado to masks a deep insecurity. She and Lucy grow to be shut pals at school, however they discover themselves consistently at odds with one another.

Missal portrays Bree, who’s grounded and caring. She has a powerful sense of who she is, and has been one in all Lucy’s greatest pals since their first day of faculty. Although she initially seems to be naive, she’s truly something however.

Crowder performs Diana, who’s elegant, assured and poised. But beneath all of it, she has a formidable energy. Once Lucy finds out that Diana and Stephen have been in a tumultuous relationship for years, Lucy’s threatened—and rightly so. Diana is aware of Stephen in a method Lucy doesn’t, together with the way to navigate his video games.

‘Tell Me Lies’ present first season options 10 episodes, the primary three of which premiered on Hulu on September 7. The remaining seven episodes are premiering weekly on Wednesdays on the streaming service, with the season’s last episode scheduled to debut on October 26.

Meaghan Oppenheimer created, served because the showrunner, govt produced and wrote three episodes of the present’s present season, which is predicated on the 2018 novel of the identical title by Carola Lovering. Acclaimed ’50/50′ director, Jonathan Levine, who beforehand labored with Hulu on final 12 months’s drama sequence, ‘Nine Perfect Strangers,’ helmed the brand new present’s pilot. Erin Feeley and Sam Boyd each additionally directed two episodes of ‘Tell Me Lies’ first season.

Mena, Missal and Crowder generously took the time just lately to speak about starring in ‘Tell Me Lies’ throughout an unique interview over Zoom. Among different issues, the actresses mentioned why they had been inquisitive about enjoying their respective characters of Pippa, Bree and Diana on the sequence; why they really feel it’s so essential to have sturdy feminine characters on tv exhibits; and what their experiences had been like of working with not solely one another, but in addition the remainder of the drama’s ensemble forged.

The poster for Hulu’s drama tv sequence, ‘Tell Me Lies.’

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