The series created by Donald Glover and Janine Nabers is available from today on the streaming platform.
billie eilishwho will be performing this Sunday at the Lollapalooza Argentina 2023is also debuting as an actress in a new series of Amazon Prime Video which is already available. Is about Swarm (The swarm) a project created by the actor and musician donald glover next to Janine Nabers.
Eillish shared a fragment of her participation in the series through her social networks, something that had been kept secret until yesterday.
The series follows a young woman named Dre (Dominique Fishback) whose obsession with one of the world’s biggest pop stars, as well as an unexpected trauma involving her sister, Marissa (Chloe Bailey), takes her on a dark journey across the country.
As Dre continues on his increasingly violent path, he encounters characters played by damson idris (Marissa’s boyfriend, Khalid), as well as by Byron Bowers, Kiersey Clemons, Paris Jacksoninternet personality Rickey Thompson and Rory Culkin.
Although Eilish has appeared in several music documentaries and has voiced a version of herself for the short film The Simpson, “When Billie Met Lisa”, swarm it is the singer’s first full role as an actress.
The idea to add her to the cast came from the casting director carmen cubaaccording to Entertainment Tonight, who knew that the singer wanted to pursue acting. The website goes on to claim that for Glover, casting Eilish provided him with the opportunity to play “meta commentary on fandoms and followers.”
“We were really interested in creating an anti-hero story,” showrunner Nabers recently told Vanity Fair. She and Glover drew inspiration from the likes of Don Draper from Mad Men, Tony Soprano from The Sopranos, but created a new version “through the lens of a modern black woman.”
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