Sydney Sweeney has taken TV by storm over the previous few years. The 24-year-old actress, whose collaborators swear she has “a certain kind of magic” in entrance of the digicam, first caught viewers’ consideration as Emaline in Netflix’s Everything Sucks! in 2018. Sweeney would achieve wider recognition later that 12 months for her roles as Eden in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Alice in HBO’s miniseries Sharp Objects.
Her true breakout function got here the next 12 months, although, when Sweeney joined the forged of HBO’s Euphoria as Cassie Howard. Described as “a sweet, popular girl whose insecurities and daddy issues drive her into the arms of boys at school,” Sweeney’s unforgettable portrayal of Cassie earned her an Emmy nomination—however touchdown the function was something however straightforward.
In truth, Sweeney was actively discouraged from auditioning for the raunchy highschool drama. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the star recounted how she was advised Euphoria’s casting director didn’t think she was right for the role of Cassie and to not even hassle coming in to audition. But Sweeney continued, and her agent (who had different purchasers who’d learn for the half) was prepared to go alongside the script. With her mother as her studying companion, Sweeney filmed her personal audition tape, and despatched it off to the Euphoria crew who ended up reserving her straight.
Though she was initially handed up for an audition, she would not fault the casting director, including that she has no sick will concerning the scenario. “No hate to the casting director,” she stated. “I love her now.”
“It’s Built to Try and Make You Backstab People” Sydney Sweeney Talks Industry, Professional Values
As her profession continues to develop—the White Lotus star was recently cast in Marvel’s Madame Web and is launching her personal manufacturing firm, Fifty-Fifty movies—Sweeney is pondering completely about her personal skilled values.
Her greatest bone to choose with the leisure business, she tells The Hollywood Reporter, is the shortage of loyalty. “It’s built to try and make you backstab people,” she says. “It’s insane. My agent is my best teammate and I’ll have her forever. But I see how people are like, ‘We support each other’—and I’m like, ‘No, you f–king don’t.'”
Sweeney would not have anybody to commiserate about this with, not even her Euphoria co-stars. “I can feel my bubble of who I can talk to and share intimate things with and have relationships shrinking, shrinking, shrinking,” she stated, noting that to her, it seems like a lack of management. “You’ll write about this and people won’t believe what I say. And that’s really, really hard.”