In our Q&A collection Last Call, we get all the way down to the underside of each final thing with a few of our favourite celebs — from the final time they had been starstruck to the final tune they listened to. This week, Sarah Catherine Hook takes our name.
In Netflix’s “First Kill,” which drops on June 10, Sarah Catherine Hook performs a teenage vampire who falls in love with a vampire slayer — so it is undoubtedly difficult. The 27-year-old actor has lengthy been a fan of vampire tales, and she’s excited to carry a brand new story to the display, particularly one with such a contemporary twist.
“I used to be all the time current within the vampire world and the horror world, too,” she tells POPSUGAR. “I used to be an enormous ‘Vampire Diaries’ fan. I liked Twilight. ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ is one among my favourite films and TV exhibits. So I really feel like I’ve an excellent understanding of the vampire neighborhood.”
“What we love greater than something about this present is that their queerness was regular. It was by no means questioned, and it was even celebrated.”
“First Kill” is a very distinctive tackle the well-worn vampire style, largely as a result of it facilities round a queer relationship. “I really feel just like the queer neighborhood completely deserves this,” Hook says. “I really feel like for some cause, the queer neighborhood plus vampires . . . simply is smart. Those two mixed — one thing clicks about it.” Hook is nicely conscious of the accountability she’s taking up. “I do know that each Imani [Lewis] and myself actually needed to get this proper,” she says. “What we love greater than something about this present is that their queerness was regular. It was by no means questioned, and it was even celebrated. So I’m very excited for queer audiences to see themselves in these characters.”
With her position as Juliette, Hook discovered a gem of a personality to sink her tooth into (no pun supposed), and she does it excellently, portraying her character with nuance and verve. Her connection to Juliette runs deep. “When I used to be 16, I used to be much more outgoing than Juliette,” Hook says, “however now that as I’ve gotten older, I really feel like I relate to her greater than ever. I used to be truly actually, actually shy once I was little, and I really feel like I’m sort of reverting again to that. I do not know if it is the pandemic or no matter it’s, however I really feel very near her lately. I really feel like I sort of relate to her quirkiness and her little awkward moments as nicely. I truthfully adore these sorts of roles in different films and TV exhibits, so it was actually such a deal with to play her.”
Keep studying to see what else Hook has to say about vampires, Harry Styles, and different cultural touchstones.
Who was the final “First Kill” costar you texted?
Imani. I used to be actually simply texting her.
When was the final time you had been starstruck?
I used to be simply at an Elle social gathering, and there have been so many individuals who I love. It was fairly overwhelming. Just being in that room with everybody, I used to be unwell. I’m even so embarrassed to say this however towards the top of the night time, I labored up the braveness to say hello to her, however I simply completely adore Pauline Chalamet. I assumed she was wonderful in “Sex Lives of College Girls” and needed to inform her how a lot I really like her. She was undoubtedly the one which I used to be most excited to fulfill.
What was the final vampire present you watched or vampire ebook you learn?
“What We Do in the Shadows” might be the final vampire present I watched. Actually, that is not even true; I simply watched “First Kill.” I’ve now watched the entire season. So I assume we’ll say “First Kill.” [As for] the final vampire ebook, I learn a brief story the opposite day with Imani for one of many movies that we did. I’m actually supporting “First Kill” proper now.
What was the final present you binge-watched?
Oh, I simply binge-watched “The Dropout.” I maintain telling everybody to look at it, too. I used to be simply on the telephone with my brother, and I used to be like, “Why have not you watched this?”
What was the final ebook you learn?
The final ebook I learn was “Three Women” by Lisa Taddeo. I simply completed it final week. I really like her writing loads. Her writing type is basically particular.
What was the final tune that you simply listened to?
Harry Styles’s entire new album, “Harry’s House.” “Boyfriends” [was] the final one I used to be listening to. It’s Harry Day.
What’s the final picture in your telephone?
It’s a screenshot on my Peloton app, and it says “20 Minute Harry Styles Core Strength.” I used to be sending it to my greatest good friend due to Harry Day. This is proof that it’s Harry Styles Day.
What was the final present that you simply obtained?
My candy publicist, Amanda, gave me these actually cute earrings. Her roommate makes jewellery, and they gifted me these treasured little coronary heart earrings for press day.
What was the very last thing you probably did for self-care?
I went to the health club right this moment, and they’ve these hydro therapeutic massage chairs — and I used to be like, “I’m going to do it right this moment.” I have never carried out it but since becoming a member of this health club, [but] I used to be like, “I’m going to present myself a pleasant 10-minute therapeutic massage.”
What was the final journey you went on?
I went to Joshua Tree lately. I went tenting there; it was for my birthday, truly. It was actually stunning. I’d by no means been. We had a tent, a fireplace, the whole lot. Honestly, subsequent time I’m going, I wish to do a yurt. I’ve heard these are actually cool, however I needed to camp for my first time.
What was the final piece of recommendation you obtained that modified your life?
Honestly, I’ve been studying a lot from my publicist. [She’s been saying], “You do not have to present individuals your entire life. You resolve what you wish to share about your self.” I appreciated that as a result of typically, I genuinely do not know. I’m very new to this kind of stuff. I’m simply studying methods to be on this business.
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