Hey guys! We have a special guest today! Young Hollywood star Joss Byrd is here with us to celebrate our 2nd Blogoversary!
Hi Joss! This is actually the first time I’m ever going to feature a celebrity in the blog and I’m feeling really excited about it. I’m really excited to have you here!
Thank you. Hi, Inah. I like your glasses. I’m thinking of getting glasses. Do you feel smart in them?
I do, actually! At such young age, you have already shown exceptional talent in acting. Did you ever dream of being anything other than an actress? Or was this the first thing you wanted to be?
Um, I didn’t even know I wanted to be an actor. My mom just brought me to an audition when I was six. But after I started doing it I liked it, so now I always want to be an actor or maybe a producer. I just learned surfing, but it can’t be a job, I don’t think. Can it be a job?
I haven’t heard of professional surfers, but maybe there are! Tell us more about The Locals. How was it any different from the last film you made?
My director wrote The Locals about his childhood, so I had to play a real existing person, not just a made up character. And I got to work with other kids for the first time, so that was good. Sometimes.
How hard was it getting into Norah’s character, considering she had a dark past?
It was hard, but I won’t say why. Not to be rude, but some things are nobody’s business.
I heard some stories about celebrities being pranksters, were there any of your co-stars who tried to set up a prank on set?
The Locals wasn’t really a pranking kind of set, but I wish it was more like that.
It seems like the set was too tense sometimes. Which celebrity are you most looking forward to meeting in the future?
People say I remind them of Tatum O’Neal, so I’d like to meet her. I want to talk to her about acting and also about her tough dad. I think we have things in common besides movies.
Do you have any celebrity crushes? <3
I don’t want to say. It’s too weird.
Last question, do you have any upcoming projects you can share with us and what should we look forward to from Joss Byrd?
I’m filming a new movie now that’s still a secret. After this one I hope to do another and then another and then another and then another. Well, you get the idea.
Check out UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD by Lygia Day Penaflor!
Hollywood critics agree. Joss Byrd is “fiercely emotional,” a young actress with “complete conviction,” and a “powerhouse.”
Joss Byrd is America’s most celebrated young actress, but on the set of her latest project, a gritty indie film called The Locals, Joss’s life is far from glamorous. While struggling with her mother’s expectations, a crush on her movie brother, and a secret that could end her career, Joss must pull off a performance worthy of a star. When her renowned, charismatic director demands more than she is ready to deliver, Joss must go off-script to stay true to herself.
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