leading stars of Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Deadline appeared at the Contenders television awards-season event to talk about their experiences on the musical.
Marisa DavilaThe actress, who plays Jane Fasciano in the Paramount+ series, said she was probably too young to see the 1978 film for the first time, but most of its themes were going over her head.
Davila said, “It’s a period piece, it hasn’t really gone out of style.” “I’ve certainly known the musical longer than I’ve seen it for the first time.”
Davila said: “I really don’t know if you meet a lot of people who haven’t seen Grease These days. We’re just adding to the history of that universe and I mean, what an honor. We are really grateful that this is a project that we got to be a part of.
set in the 1950s, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Takes place four years before the events of the film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. The prequel series casts a diverse group of women to give viewers some visibility Tricia Fukuhara mentioned.
She noted the diversity of the cast, recalling that when she was a little girl, she had dreamed of playing the lead character. Annie, However, her father said she would not be able to play the part because Annie had red hair and she was white.
Fukuhara said that her father suggested that she play Molly instead and was able to do so.
“I think that’s why we’re also so honored and grateful to be here because I think growing up we never thought we could be Pink Ladies or that Pink Ladies could look like us, and here we are, ” He said.
Cheyenne Isabel Wells said the show is “beautiful” and wants viewers to “find their own character to follow throughout this series. There are a lot of stories … so I’m excited that everyone finds their favorite.” And follow along.”
ari notartomaso noted that each episode is like its own full-length movie musical, “which is pretty epic that we were able to do that in seven months.”
Check back Tuesday for the panel video.
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