Zoe Kravitz has admitted she felt “uncomfortable” filming Big little lies in a mostly white city.
the Hi-Fi The actor starred alongside Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley in both seasons of the HBO thriller. The show is set and largely filmed in the affluent California city of Monterey.
In a new interview with The ObserverKravitz said she took on the role of Bonnie since she was originally written as a white character.
However, she said she struggled while filming in Monterey, adding, “There were a few moments where I felt a little uncomfortable because it’s such a white area.”
When asked to elaborate, Kravitz said, “Just weird racist people in bars and things like that.”
Elsewhere in the interview, the actor – now starring alongside Robert Pattinson as Catwoman in Matt Reeves’ The Batman – revealed she was blocked from participating in The Dark Knight Rises “because they don’t go to town”.
Kravitz said she doesn’t know if the request “came directly from [the film’s director] Chris Nolan,” adding, “I think it was probably some kind of casting director or a casting director’s assistant.
The Batman is in cinemas now.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/zoe-kravitz-big-little-lies-monterey-b2030095.html Zoe Kravitz felt ‘uncomfortable’ filming Big Little Lies in ‘a white space like this’