MeSlop spoke EXCLUSIVELY with ‘The Craft: Legacy’ solid member Lovie Simone about bringing Tabby to life, how the sequel compares to the unique, and extra.
The legend of The Craft is continuous with The Craft: Legacy. Lovie Simone, 21, stars as Tabby, one of many new witches within the sequel. MeSlop talked EXCLUSIVELY with the actress about Tabby’s place within the coven.
“Her household has a historical past with witchcraft, in order that form of makes her naturally a little bit bit extra assured in her phrases and a little bit extra understanding,” Lovie advised MeSlop. “I really feel like she is the other of Lily, the principle character, who’s form of new to this and every thing. Tabby’s form of the mother pal within the sense of like, come, we are going to educate you. We are going to preserve you secure and offer you this sense of sisterhood. So I really feel like Tabby is unquestionably the pal that most likely brings folks into the coven.”
The Craft was launched in 1996 and have become an immediate cult basic. The coven continues to be on the middle of the sequel, however the sequel focuses extra on the friendships. “It’s nonetheless about getting into your energy and realizing that you just do have energy. I might say the distinction is that this movie is extra so centered round girls’s empowerment. It’s centered round friendships, in order that’s what makes it a little bit bit totally different from the final one as a result of I do know in direction of the top it wasn’t actually them coming collectively,” she continued.
Like Rachel True, who performed Rochelle within the first film, Lovie is the one Black member of The Craft: Legacy coven. Lovie opened up about how The Craft: Legacy explores extra of Tabby’s expertise as a Black lady of at this time.
“I respect Zoe [Lister-Jones] diving deeper into Black tales as a result of I keep in mind watching it for the primary time and saying that I want I might simply have seen her [Rochelle’s] world a little bit bit extra,” Lovie stated. “I wished to see what life was like for her on this pal group just a bit bit extra than simply being the Black character. I like that with my character you dive into her world a little bit bit extra. I do respect how Tabby is her personal character outdoors of Rachel’s character within the unique Craft as a result of these are all utterly totally different ladies. So I’m glad that they form of tailor-made it to the Black lady these days. She has a little bit extra say. and she or he has a little bit bit extra shine you could form of see and expertise in at this time’s society.”
Lovie stars alongside Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna, and Gideon Adlon. The co-stars immediately bonded whereas on set collectively. “All of us actually do get one another,” Lovie advised MeSlop. “We did full moon rituals on our personal, and we frolicked and did meditations on our personal. So having this movie about sisterhood actually carry us collectively in actual life was nice.” The Craft: Legacy is now out there on PVOD in North America — simply in time for Halloween!