Nia Lengthy and Storm Reid could play an estranged mother-daughter duo of their internet-age thriller “Lacking,” however the two actors even have a tight-knit bond IRL. In talking with POPSUGAR, Reid, 19, admits she was “tremendous nervous” to fulfill Lengthy, 52, as she did not know what to anticipate from the business vet. “You by no means know if an individual that you’ve got admired and grown up watching, if they’ll be, like, good individuals,” the younger star explains. “As a result of some persons are simply not good individuals.”
Reid and Lengthy labored intently collectively on their new movie, which hit theaters on Jan. 20, a standalone follow-up to 2018’s “Looking out,” through which Reid’s tech-savvy character, June, tries to trace down her mom, Grace (Lengthy), after she goes MIA throughout a visit to Colombia together with her boyfriend, Kevin (Ken Leung), whom she met simply months prior on a courting app. Nonetheless, the thriller drama is much from easy because the film retains viewers on their toes with probably the most complicated, nail-biting plot.
“There are elements the place you are like, ‘What is occurring?'” Reid says of “Lacking”‘s difficult script, whereas Lengthy provides, “And also you’re virtually embarrassed to ask since you’re like, ‘Am I the one one? Am I simply not sensible? Not that shiny?'”
The celebs agree that viewers will take pleasure in “all of the twists and turns” in “Lacking,” however Lengthy suggests the film can also be full of precious classes, particularly for single mothers. “I hope [they] know, don’t get on courting apps,” she says jokingly. “There are such a lot of different methods you possibly can meet males. I am going to present you the methods.”
“Lacking” is now enjoying in theaters. See what else Reid and Lengthy needed to say of their hilarious interview above.