While speaking to Songbird co-star Demi Moore, Riverdale star KJ Apa compared the restrictions that come with playing Archie Andrews to being in “jail.”
Riverdale Star KJ Apa recently compared the restrictions that come with playing Archie Andrews on The CW comic show to being in jail.
“I felt so free coming from a show where I feel like I’m in jail most of the time,” Apa told Demi Moore as she talked about her new movie. Singing bird for Interview Magazine. “There are so many restrictions on what I can and cannot do.”
The actor went on to explain that playing the character of Nico Price in the film was liberating, noting, “It was like, ‘Wow, this is what it really is to express myself in a natural way. She added: “I was not covered in makeup or hair products. I had long hair and a beard. I just felt free.”
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Apa also revealed in his conversation with Moore that he has felt “so much pressure playing Archie [Andrews]”for five seasons, explaining,” I am very grateful for the show and its success, but at the same time, there is a lot of baggage that comes with that success. “
“I feel like the only people I can talk to about my problems are my co-stars, the people who can really relate to me,” Apa continued. “Cabbage [Sprouse] He’s an amazing person to have on set, because he’s been doing this his entire life. I try to look at it from a fan’s perspective to understand their way of thinking. “
The New Zealand actor added, however, that mistaking him for his character is a unique experience of being an actor, noting: “As an actor, I will be judged on everything: my political opinions, my opinions on drugs, my opinions on people with the I want to be. Everything. It’s something I’ve had to come to terms with. “
Based on the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Singing bird follows bicycle messenger Nico (Apa), who is immune to the mutated COVID-23 virus, but is in a race against time to save the woman he loves from a quarantine camp. The film also stars Moore, Sofia Carson, Alexandria Daddario, and Jenna Ortega.
Riverdale starring KJ Apa as Archie Andrews, Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom, Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge, Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle, Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz, Mädchen Amick as Alice Cooper, and Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate. New episodes of season 5 air Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET / PT on The CW.
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