She is my goddess, the patron saint of acting, and she can do no wrong. Copyright © 2017 Brief Take. I like to choose roles that I think I can do justice to, but still push me outside of my comfort zone. Win a ‘The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two’ prize pack! MD: I want to give some cred to Miley, who steps back into her acting shoes for this role. I don’t think that they could have picked a better person to play this character, because I mean it’s not dissimilar to her story of breaking free and becoming her own artist after Disney, you know? "I’ve heard some people describe it as Kill Bill meets Pulp Fiction meets Sons of Anarchy, on acid. It is an art-form," she said." All rights reserved. You walk away from a conversation, in which nothing really mean was said, but you feel like you got attacked, verbally, because you look back and are like “Oh my God, she was probably putting me down in the nicest way possible”. The workout, and the fact that they were playing a reworked song by Nine Inch Nails—a personal of favorite of Davenport's—was just a bonus. Which is a different kind of South, you know, I’m not talkin’ like Georgia, Louisiana or Missouri, for that matter. And by the end of the shoot, everybody on set had it downloaded on their phone and we would all be like: “Hurry up, quick, a game of Heads Up! MD: I really do like binge watching, probably not healthy, but that’s the name of the game in acting. While Davenport has received a lot of attention for the Cape Town-shot episode of the sci-fi series, another career highlight was her role in the Jean-Marc Vallée-directed season one of Sharp Objects, playing Ashley, the enigmatic girlfriend of the accused murderer. You have to find the justifications for those characters because you can’t hate your own character. It was a lot hotter than I expected to be. Rachel begins to confide in Ashley Too about her mother's death, treating her as a friend rather than a toy, to the annoyance of her older sister Jack (Madison Davenport). It’s crack on demand! Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, career, and achievements. It had been almost a year since the actress first auditioned for the episode, which, at the time, she didn't even know what it was for. BT: Your lead, Abigail Spencer, is amazing. She is so sweet and so talented and made it so easy to do. And Game of Thrones, I just did a marathon with my brother. So binge watching has definitely come in handy on days when I don’t want to walk around a new city and I kind of want to a sloth, I will definitely binge watch. Madison Davenport is the actor who plays the role of Jack in the final series of sci-fi Netflix drama Black Mirror. Keep scrolling to see them. lets do it!” And so Angourie and I were like: “This is why we’re such great sisters. They justify why they do things, and people like Ashley, she’s not going to think things like: “Oh my God, I’m such a bitch, but I’m going to keep being a bitch”. And don't forget, you can expand, download and comment on any photo in the gallery! Angourie Rice and Madison Davenport also star. Looking for quotes from the Netflix series Black Mirror? Soon after she appeared in the television series Numb3rs (2005), Close to Home (2005), CSI: NY (2004), and Hot Properties (2005). ", This summer, she'll head to Wilmington, North Carolina to shoot Hulu's upcoming series Reprisal, co-starring Abigail Spencer and Mena Massoud, and executive produced by The Handmaid's Tale's Graham and Warren Littlefield. But I definitely grew up around Southern passive-aggression, which is a real thing and it is an art that Southern women perfect. Are you kidding?! Netflix has confirmed that season 5 of Black Mirror will premiere on its streaming service on ... ‘Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too’ will feature Miley Cyrus, Angourie Rice and Madison Davenport. And I think that she did a great job, and she was probably going through one of the hardest times of her life, when her house in Malibu burnt down while we were filming. BT: What playlist or song reminds you of Sharp Objects? Movie screenplays database. ", Rounding out the titular cast is none other than Miley Cyrus as Ashley O., playing a purple-wigged pop-star exhausted with fame. I have my go-to shows, which is kind of like a comfort blanket, so I watch Friends, Parks and Rec, Arrested Development, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The Office, of course. MD: For Ashley, I really didn’t listen to a lot of my kind of music. BT: The cheerleaders in Sharp Objects were really cruel. "I’m at Disneyland. BT: Sharp Objects and Big Little Lies may even share space in the same universe. BT: Tell me about working with Miley Cyrus. F H. They’d pick up a pencil and be like, ‘Look at the end of the pencil.’", In the show, Jack, in stereotypical angsty teenage form, is also a punk rocker, complete with a nose ring and bass guitar—the latter of which Davenport had never played in her life. Black Mirror: Season 4 (Trailer) Black Mirror: Season 5 (Franchise Trailer) More Details. A review of Black Mirror series 5’s final episode, “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”, starring Miley Cyrus, Madison Davenport & Angourie Rice. If you don’t know the song ‘Tumbling Lights’, I definitely recommend hitting that up because that’s my kind of music, man. ", While Jack and the real Ashley O. do get to meet eventually, many of Davenport's scenes were filmed with her doll form, putting the actress's acting skills to the test. #jack goggins icons #black mirror icons #madison davenport icons #black mirror #madison davenport #jack goggins #icons. Interview: The Umbrella Academy’s Justin H. 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BT: What’s something you want to see from the industry moving forward? I meet Angourie and she’s the most beautiful soul and so talented and she’s so incisive, man. The best GIFs are on GIPHY. Start that rumour for me, please. I still loved it though. ... netflix, doll, black mirror, staredown, black mirror season 5 # netflix # doll # black mirror # staredown # black mirror season 5. adam sandler, billy madison # adam sandler # billy madison. She doesn’t compromise who she is as a person, like she is an amazing person too. Madison Davenport Jack. MD: I grew up in the South, I’m from Texas. She’s a genuinely nice person and she’s beautiful and talented and she’s going to, pardon my French, but she’s going to kill this character. MD: I’m right now actually in Wilmington and I’m doing the prep work. We spoke on the phone with Madison Davenport from the set of her upcoming Wilmington, North Carolina-shot Hulu series Reprisal, and the performer could not have been more gracious in sharing some career milestones for Brief Take, (while also remaining extremely relatable and down-to-earth). It was a very interesting process to watch. I actually posted something the other day with curlers in my hair because that’s Meredith for ya! She’s unlike any character that I’ve ever played.". And finally, I made him sit down and watch it, and he was like “Holy shit!” and I was like “Yeah, now you get it!” It’s crack. But I feel very fortunate that they did pick us to be sisters, because it worked out that we are both musically inclined and we’re very passionate about what we do. "When you get the audition sides, it definitely doesn’t say Black Mirror," she said. Crossover alert! Feeling alone and without friends, Rachel spends time with an electronic doll-like figure called “Ashley Too,” which … And she’s so talented and so powerful and not a method actor, really. It has some very burlesque-inspired songs, but it also has some nostalgic pieces as well. "It is going to be a wild ride," she said. My playlist is called Meredith and it has the cigarette emoji and the kiss emoji. She started her career in 2005 when she had a small role in Conversations with Other Women (2005). I love to work with Sofia Coppola and then my actress that would be the ultimate with whom I would like to work, and I’m sure that this is what everybody says, but Meryl. Season five of Black Mirror is now streaming on Netflix, and the most buzzed about episode is perhaps Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too starring Miley Cyrus, Angourie Rice, and the standout of the episode, Madison Davenport as Jack. When I learned about this character, I cracked my knuckles and I was like “now this is a character to which I can do some justice”. New Faces: Madison Davenport, Going Head-to-Head With Miley Cyrus in Black Mirror, "“I’m sorry if I have shoddy connection," Madison Davenport says over the phone on Thursday morning. He's a facilitator in the art of language and a fan of both playwright Samuel Beckett and TV scientist Dr. Samuel Beckett. ... (Madison Davenport) and the other kids at school. It was worth it, in the end, to be able to live out everyone's rock star fantasy and play a punk show, albeit staged, with Miley Cyrus. The actress has been steadily working over the past 14 years, first guest starring on episodes of shows like CSI, ER, and Bones, as well as reoccurring roles on Shameless, From Dusk to Dawn, and last year's Sharp Objects, and in films like Sisters and Noah. She also appeared in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl as Kit's best friend Ruthie Smithens. It was so much fun. Win a Mongrel Halloween prize pack on iTunes! "It’s kind of a good idea.". I’m like “Oh my God, I’m related to Meryl Streep, it’s totally happening”. I was never not going to do Black Mirror, because it was an amazing opportunity. We played this game called Heads Up!, which is like a Charades app. "I walked in [on the first day] and was doing my costume fitting and all of a sudden, I see this precious girl and her mother and I’m like, ‘I think you’re my sister!’ We ended up having afternoon tea the next day, and then we were thick as thieves. MD: No way, are you kidding?! ... Hamm Oona Chaplin Rafe Spall Anthony Mackie Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Tammy Brown Andrew Scott Damson Idris Topher Grace Miley Cyrus Madison Davenport … "I get scripts and I audition for things, because the answer is always going to be a no if you don’t go out for it," she said of her approach to picking roles, now 10 years in." Be a normal human!”. Black Mirror is a British dystopian science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker and produced by Zeppotron for Endemol.It mainly focuses on humanity's relationship to technology and its consequences. I was like, ‘What do I do?’ And she was like, ‘Just go with it.’" she said. " Every night is going to be a different meaning, but it’s going to be hot and sweaty and we’re going to have a good time. ", Whether you are aware of it or not, chances are you caught a glimpse of Davenport sometime during that phase, as well. 180 notes. BT: Let’s talk about Black Mirror. June 8, 2019 by Marsha Dizon A lonely teenager (Angourie Rice) tries to connect with her idol, a pop star (Miley Cyrus) whose life is not quite perfect as it appears. Interview: Black Mirror’s Madison Davenport, Interview: Pieces of a Woman’s Vanessa Kirby and Ellen Burstyn, Interview: The Midnight Sky’s David Oyelowo, Exclusive: Trailer and poster reveal for Easy Land, Interview: The Midnight Sky’s Demián Bichir, Interview: Modern Persuasion’s Alicia Witt, Interview: Prodigal Son’s Michael Sheen and Tom Payne, Interview: Cobra Kai’s Mary Mouser and Courtney Henggeler, Interview: Cobra Kai’s Xolo Maridueña and Vanessa Rubio, Interview: Anupam Kher on his podcast ‘Anupam Cares’, Interview: Michael Imperioli on The Nicotine Chronicles, Interview with author and Star Wars star Anthony Daniels, Interview with Fight Choreographer Brynn Knickle. MD: I think that it happens sometimes that you walk on set, and you don’t know what you’re getting into, and things work out. Follow. Oh my God! You have to watch it”. Of course, in true Black Mirror fashion, there is an underlying and ominous darkness to it all. When you’re up there jamming, it’s a good workout." And I’m like: “Yeah, you weren’t supposed to like Ashley Wheeler!”, and I was like “Thank you, I’m glad that you didn’t like me in Sharp Objects, because [sing-songy] that’s what I wanted.” That is the sign of a good actor, to be unafraid of being disliked. She was very much like country music, top 40 music, a little bit of Taylor Swift, little bit of Carrie Underwood, whereas I feel like what encapsulates the entire show is Led Zeppelin and ‘Tumbling Lights’ by The Acid – you heard that song for every promo, it kind of sounded like tinkling bells. But, in real life, Ashley is anything but positive and bubbly. MD: I think that we’re going to tour but we’re only going to do one song, ‘Head Like a Hole’. Luckily, Davenport says, the set itself was anything but. BT: And you are currently filming the show, is that right? "Miley was so awesome. 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