Official Sites There were certain things and insights that I gave Sam that wound up in later drafts of the script, almost copy-and-pasted in some ways. I was contacted by casting through my agents, so I went in and did the audition and then the callback. Then I’d come home and watch my Disney VHS tapes, and there were a couple of more mature videotapes mixed in from my mother’s collection that I would kind of steal and watch. I would rather not drop names, just because as soon as you're a fan, you're a fan forever. Sam Levinson 's femme-powered revenge movie left Park City with the biggest deal of the festival ($10 million to NEON), while Nef emerged as the film's breakout star. The rest that I needed to take to graduate were not theater-related, so it was more of a diverse education. Assassination Nation starts as a garish commentary on internet and teenage culture in the era of the smartphone before turning into a blood-soaked frenzy of violence and hatred in its final 50 minutes. I obviously understand that many actors need to act to survive, and not everybody is in a position to be super choosy about their roles, and I count myself lucky to have come from relative success in another industry -- fashion -- that gives me a cushion that allows me to actually be more choosy and specific about my acting roles. I would have like more time with them. I'm also curious what you made of Bex's on-the-DL relationship with the school jock. | But I'm going to knock on wood and just take it day by day. You'll be hearing a lot more about her in the coming years, I have no doubt. ASSASSINATION NATION Final Trailer (2018) Suki Waterhouse, Bill Skarsgård Movie HD. She was born in Philadelphia into a Jewish family. I had family who exposed me to all sorts of different media involving actors -- films, theatrical productions touring through Boston. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they'll live through the night. Company Credits I majored in drama and theater arts at Columbia and was always in acting studio, but that was a liberal arts degree, not a bachelor of arts degree, so I didn't have a traditional conservatory training. I remember, mixed in with the usual Disney fare, my Mom had a copy of Victor Victoria and she had Titanic and she had A Chorus Line, but it's not like my parents were film buffs and I grew up around artists. The film follows four teenage girls whose small town of Salem is rocked by a malicious data hack that exposes everyone's secrets, thrusting the town into chaos. It's too depressing to talk about. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. I'd love to play Madea in the Greek tragedy someday. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Assassination Nation, the second film from director Sam Levinson, follows a tight-knit friend group made up of protagonist Lily (Odessa Young), Bex (Hari Nef), Em (Abra), and Sarah (Suki Waterhouse) as they kill time in their conservative suburban town, drifting in swimming pools, frequenting boozy parties, and hanging out in Em’s bedroom. Hari Nef (born October 21, 1991) is an American actress and model. Who's Sir Rapes-a-lot? But I didn’t act professionally until I was 22, so up until then it was just academic programs and training. I tend to gravitate towards women in plays or shows or films that are more chaotic or have something dire going on. NEF: I just watched Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 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Jeff also served as Editor in Chief of The Tracking Board and has contributed to MTV Movies Blog, Hollywood Life magazine, Washington Square News and the Colorado Springs Independent. Are there any actors who you admire, or whose careers you’d like to emulate? Safe for work — Not safe for school, parents, or the easily offended. Assassination Nation After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos descents and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves. Who's the rapist with your mom? There’s a constant sense of being watched that pervades the group’s … His Oscar picks have appeared on the LA Times' Envelope site, and he agrees with screenwriter William Goldman who famously said of Hollywood, "nobody knows anything." The Salem Witch Trials set a historical precedent, more of mass hysteria in the United States, that has been recycled periodically throughout the history of the country. , but it's not like my parents were film buffs and I grew up around artists. I was also using a computer and playing video games at a very young age, especially role-playing games where you're invited to take on the identity of a different person and move through an immersive world that has a linear story. ASSASSINATION NATION. ‘Assassination Nation’ stars Hari Nef and Odessa Young open up about their timely, bloody survival flick where “righteousness is the villain.” High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. It was the first thing I liked to watch other people do, and then when I gave it a shot around the time I was 5, doing children’s theater at the Jewish Community Center, I realized that I enjoyed doing it as well. | Then I’d come home and watch my Disney VHS tapes, and there were a couple of more mature videotapes mixed in from my mother’s collection that I would kind of steal and watch. ... (Hari Nef), Sarah (Suki Waterhouse) and Em (Abra). Sarah Hari Nef as Bex in Assassination Nation Sunday 1,012 notes like reblog. It was the first thing I liked to watch other people do, and then when I gave it a shot around the time I was 5, doing children’s theater at the Jewish Community Center, I realized that I enjoyed doing it as well. HARI NEF: Well, it was kind of the first thing I ever liked. NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Actress Hari Nef attends 2018 Fragrance Foundation Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 12, … He wasn't strict, he wasn't rigid, he allowed us to go off script, and he allowed us full approval over the way we were being represented in the film. Pretty much any girl who deviates from the sort of traditional Barbie ideal that has persisted in our country for as long as I can remember. NEF: I feel like this film is best described as an American film and a film about America at this moment. This is someone who I've had the pleasure of meeting and complimenting directly about this: Laura Dern. Wendy Ide. Find out why Laura Dern has had such an impact on the 25-year-old actress, who has been busy writing as well. I'd probably play Ophelia like most people play Lady Macbeth, and I'd probably play Lady Macbeth like most people play Ophelia. OK, fine, I'll give you one example. I'm just grateful to have the platform of this film to hopefully sling me forward into something that lasts and is fun. And then I read it and it was good. The bonding was fairly instantaneous and we had so much fun together. EVERYWHERE SEPTEMBER 21. I recently read a critic describe these four characters as an embodiment of 'this is the future the [inaudible] wants' and I thought that was kind of funny. Photograph: Allstar/Bron Studios. Is that you viewed the story? NEON Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse and Abra in "Assassination Nation." On January 22, following a screening of Assassination Nation at the Sundance Film Festival, I tweeted, "Hari Nef really impressed me in this film." Sitting down with the multi-talented pair during TIFF, it quickly became clear that their bond of sisterhood continued long after filming the movie and its triumphant Sundance debut. 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He said I could come to him and talk to him about absolutely anything, and that he was dedicated to making sure I felt good about the way this character was being represented, and how I was going to work towards that as a collaborator on set. All the rape jokes are making me seriously uncomfortable. My grandparents, particularly my mother’s parents, were huge fans of all the arts, and they took me to these shows and exhibits at a very young age, so I was just immersed in it. There's Honey and Martha on stage. MaximoTV. #assassination nation #guns #bex warren #hari nef. : I admire actresses who are willing to jettison the easy route toward exposure and commercial success as an actor in favor or a slow burn, choosing projects carefully, and building an artistic practice over time that feels specific to who they are as artists. Wonderland. There was a lot of reading and a lot of writing involved, and only about 30 percent of my classes were directly theater-related. i just wish !!! : | for the first time, and I would love at some point in my life to play every woman in that play. That has little to do with the fact that she's transgender, and everything to do with her talent, which is evident to anyone who sees Assassination Nation. They sent me the script and said, 'I’m auditioning for this thing and I feel like you need to play this girl.' One of them is happening, the other is probably happening, and the other one, who knows, but as long as I can work, I'll be happy. Hari Nef, Actress: Assassination Nation. I don't think it's impossible, and I don't think that anyone should be disqualified from telling any kind of story. There are just a certain set of responsibilities come when certain kinds of people want to tell certain kinds of stories, and working with Sam in that way disabused me of a lot of prejudices I had about representation in storytelling. NEF: No, there were no chemistry reads, and that, I felt, was a risk, because the dynamic between these four girls is so specific and integral to rooting and and grounding the film with heart, so when we met in New Orleans, there was this question of whether or not we would mesh. Do you have a dream role? Tell me about the audition process for Assassination Nation and how Sam Levinson discovered you for this role. #soft! | I have my Shakespeare list, like, I'd love to play Lady Macbeth someday, or Ophelia. Hari Nef and Suki Waterhouse are two integral components of the Assassination Nation ensemble. My callback was actually the day after the 2016 presidential election, so with some of those tougher, more dramatic scenes that Bex has, I didn’t have to push as hard for those as I might have on another day. NEF: Well, there is a film that I cannot discuss at the moment, and there is likely a play that I cannot discuss at the moment, but I'm very excited about these things. Rapid Trailer. I emailed my agents immediately and they said that they knew this was casting but that they weren't casting for role of Bex just yet, but that when they were, they would contact me. Any girl who's apart from that in any way is going to come up against some sort of stigma when it comes to dating, particularly dating somebody who has more social privilege than she does. Nef tackles these hot topics head-on, from the fact that the film hails from a straight, white, male director, to working with Levinson to address those sensitive issues that would benefit from the perspective of a young woman (and a trans actress). I'm kind of the artsiest person in my family, if you want to call it that, so anything I could get my hands on, I did. I think Assassination Nation pinpoints who makes these rules, who enforces these rules, and how they enforce these rules, as well as how the enforcement of these rules is persecution, and the rules themselves are oppression. As Hollywood works towards being more inclusive, there's no question that a fresh wave of diverse talent is coming, and Nef is among those leading the charge. This can't possibly be any good.' NEF: Yes. I’m actually not sure which. I immediately responded with a close reading of the character in the script, pinpointing just a couple things that I had questions about, and we had discussions about them. Assassination Nation (2018) Hari Nef as Bex. NEF: I encountered the script through a friend who was going out for another role. She portrays Blythe on You. we got better than eskam s2 ….. .i really do wish wlw could write their own stories. Nef's writing has appeared in Dazed, Vice, Original Plumbing, and BlackBook. Hari Nef was born on October 21, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Her parents are David Nef, an advertising executive, and his wife Robin. Well, it turns out, I wasn't the only one. Jeff Sneider is the Senior Film Reporter at Collider, where he breaks film and television news and curates the Up-and-Comer of the Month column in addition to hosting The Sneider Cut podcast and the awards-themed series For Your Consideration with Scott Mantz and Perri Nemiroff. “ Assassination Nation ” starts with a trigger warning . 13-oct-2019 - Explora el tablero de black smoke "assassination nation" en Pinterest. hari nef 'Assassination Nation' Was a Pitch-Dark Flop in Theaters, But Streaming Is Where It Deserves to Be Anyway 'Transparent' Recap (Episode 209): Into the Woods I've seen this film described as akin to the Salem Witch Trials for the digital age. She began attending Columbia University in 2011 and graduated with a degree from the theater … : Nef, who like her “Assassination Nation” character Bex is a trans woman, first discovered her admiration for acting at 5 years old in a play at her local Jewish Community Center. Em When it comes to Bex, I feel as though the things she deals with, while specific to her experience, are part of a much longer and more extensive conversation about desire and what kinds of women are appropriate and dateable and claimable as partners. Well-aimed potshots: Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Abra and Hari Nef in Assassination Nation. Not a staid, blank-screened content advisory but a deluge of flash-forwards layered underneath Godard-inspired lettering, promising everything from your garden-variety bullying and gore to ”toxic masculinity, fragile male egos and the male gaze.” Sun 25 Nov 2018 03.00 EST. Hari Nef, Abra, Suki Waterhouse, and Odessa Young in Assassination Nation Courtesy of Organic Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, and Abra on the joys and perils of life online Film & TV Feature As their social media revenge movie Assassination Nation hits UK cinemas, we spoke to the stars about their finstas and how they deal with trolls So I feel as though Bex's experience is a microcosm of a much larger, more prevalent thing that millions of women deal with. He submitted to us in that way, which I believe is exemplary of how a person like Sam has to work if he wishes to tell these kinds of stories. I had family who exposed me to all sorts of different media involving actors -- films, theatrical productions touring through Boston. After making her screen debut on the second season of Transparent, Hari Nef is back with her biggest role yet as Bex in Assassination Nation. Assassination Nation is in theaters September 21. Our first night there, Sam told us to go out, get into trouble and have fun -- it was the middle of Mardi Gras -- so that's exactly what we did. ASSASSINATION NATION. So I think my love of all different kinds of media was what eventually led me to try it out for myself. I had to read those plays so many times in college that I sort of developed these very rigid ideas about how I feel and how I think about those characters. The trailblazer on Assassination Nation, the duality of social media and the hysteria of playing a teenager. The people of the United States periodically have latched onto certain groups, or certain types of people at certain points, and persecuted them specifically, blaming them for generalized issues, misfortunes and troubles that may or may not have anything to do with the people who are being persecuted. Filming & Production It's an empowerment story featuring girls with guns and no shortage of targets. Bex ASSASSINATION NATION Official Trailer. 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