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The Netflix film The Midnight Sky takes place in a future the place the survival of the human race is at stake. Based mostly on the ebook Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, the sci-fi drama was directed by and stars George Clooney. After a mysterious and catastrophic occasion on Earth, Clooney’s character desperately tries to make contact with astronauts, marooned in area, performed by David Oyelowo, Felicity Jones, Kyle Chandler and Tiffany Boone. He warns them to not come again to the dying planet.
Boone, who performs Maya Peters, was my visitor on CNET’s I’m So Obsessed podcast and mentioned working with Clooney and the way his spectacular area movie resume helped throughout filming The Midnight Sky.
“It is nice to work with an actor who’s a director as a result of they communicate the identical language, they usually perceive the place you are coming from,” mentioned Boone. “George is essentially the most laid-back director I’ve ever labored with. And since he is achieved so many area films, he knew precisely what to do. He knew how laborious it’s to maneuver slowly and fake there is not any gravity when you’re nonetheless talking at a standard tempo. He had so many secrets and techniques that he shared with us to make it a bit of simpler.”
The Midnight Sky debuted on Christmas Day and Netflix projects it’s on track to be watched by 72 million accounts inside its first 4 weeks. Attending to play an astronaut was solely one among Boone’s accomplishments in 2020. She additionally performed Roxy Jones on the Amazon series Hunters which co-stars Al Pacino. As well as, she portrayed a youthful model of Kerry Washington’s character on the Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere. Apparently sufficient, her scenes have been reverse AnnaSophia Robb who was recently on I’m So Obsessed.
Throughout our dialog, Boone discusses all of her 2020 tasks in addition to her time on the present The Chi and why she determined to go away the sequence. Our interview was recorded in October whereas Boone was in Australia filming the Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy series Nine Perfect Strangers.
Take heed to my total dialog with Boone on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. You may watch The Midnight Sky on Netflix. Additionally, you possibly can subscribe to I’m So Obsessed on your favorite podcast app. In every episode, Connie Guglielmo or I meet up with an artist, actor or creator to find out about work, profession and present obsessions.