Lorena Andrea stars because the fierce Sister Lilith within the new Netflix sequence ‘Warrior Nun.’ HL spoke with Lorena about her ‘advanced’ character, how Lilith offers with Ava turning into the brand new halo bearer, and extra.
Sister Lilith is likely one of the nuns who Ava crosses paths with when she turns into the brand new halo bearer in Netflix’s Warrior Nun. Sister Lilith is greater than a bit hesitant in the direction of Ava having been given this unbelievable accountability, and Lilith is likely one of the strongest and expert nuns on the market. MeSlop talked EXCLUSIVELY with Lorena Andrea about why she was drawn to the character of Sister Lilith.
“As quickly as I learn the script, I fell in love with Lilith instantly,” Lorena advised MeSlop. “She was so layered and sophisticated. I simply really feel like there was so much I recognized with, and you actually acquired to see a lot of her. You bought to see lots of her susceptible aspect. She’s actually delicate and in addition like actually likable as effectively beneath the floor and believes every part that she likes to indicate.”
The most effective features of Sister Lilith is that she is “fiercely loyal” to the Order of the Cruciform Sword. “She is extraordinarily dedicated to this Order,” Lorena continued. “She additionally has lots of information. She is aware of every part about this Order as a result of that is one thing that she’s inherited by way of her bloodline. She simply has tons of information as effectively that she will be able to actually deliver to the sisterhood.”
Naturally, when Ava turns into the brand new halo bearer, that catches Lilith off guard. “Lilith has the toughest time understanding why all people is cool about Ava taking up because the Warrior Nun as a result of Lilith has skilled her whole life for this,” Lorena mentioned. “She is aware of every part about it, and Ava doesn’t have the information that Lilith does. Lilith has to coach her in a extremely quick area of time. She simply doesn’t really feel it’s very logical. I believe she doesn’t perceive and doesn’t wish to settle for it.”
Lorena and her co-stars had to participate in coaching so as to play the badass warriors within the present. Their coaching was specialised relying on the character. “Each warrior nun was skilled in several martial arts, and my character’s a Kali fighter, which is a Filipino martial artwork,” Lorena revealed. “We did a couple of month of coaching prior. We did all of the weapons, swords, after which Kali stick preventing as effectively.”
The identify “Lilith” has a storied historical past. In Jewish mythology, Lilith was a feminine demon and the primary spouse of Adam. Given the present’s roots in faith, MeSlop requested Lorena whether or not or not her character’s identify foreshadows something for Sister Lilith.
“I knew who Lilith was earlier than Warrior Nun was introduced to me. In order quickly as I learn that, I used to be very enthusiastic about it and really intrigued,” Lorena mentioned. “As a result of such as you say it, there’s so much that comes with that identify. I type of checked out it from Jewish mythology and that perspective the place Lilith is equal. Lilith represents an impartial lady who is the same as the person. It was very empowering. I really feel like it’s a very empowering particular person.” Warrior Nun is now streaming on Netflix.