The actress is starring in BBC’s true crime drama The Serpent alongside Tahar Rahim…
Showing on the newest episode of the Tables Manners podcast, the Victoria star admitted that the thought of talking French was “terrifying” to her.
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“The final French lesson I had I used to be 7, actually in major college,” she started. “It was fairly terrifying to be trustworthy. After I learn the script I used to be like, ‘There’s simply no approach, I am unable to do it’. I am additionally such an enormous fan of Tahar as properly. Nevertheless it’s half French however not simply French, French-Canadian.”
She continued: “My first day on set, the entire crew had been Thai, and all of the actors I labored with are literally French and I simply landed in Bangkok and I used to be like ‘what am I doing? What’s going on?'”
Jenna additionally opened up concerning the different challenges the manufacturing crew confronted whereas filming as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “This job was the job all of us name it ‘The Serpent curse’. So many issues went unsuitable within the filming of it, so there was this entire different factor that went into it. The shoot was purported to take 4 months, it then took 13, so all of us obtained to know one another actually, very well.”
Jenna Coleman as Marie Andree-Leclerc in The Serpent
She added: “I imply it was a lot. Then Tahar went to shoot one other movie as we had been going over, so he arrived again bald and actually, actually skinny. I simply keep in mind, he checked out me like ‘Okay that is it’, and all of a sudden we watched the information and it was like ‘coronavirus, borders in Paris may be starting to close’.
“So we had 4 days left to shoot in Bangkok, after which we obtained our name sheets after which it was truly ‘You are flying dwelling’. We had 4 days left there, needed to shoot in Budapest, obtained flown dwelling, sat tight for 5/six months, then in August we went to complete it. However we completed it everywhere in Tring in Hertfordshire.”
The Serpent involves a conclusion this weekend. The ultimate episode will air on Sunday at 9pm on BBC One.
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