‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Fans Amazed by Tiffany Boone’s Emulation of Kerry Washington

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Little Fires Everywhere took viewers into Mia and Elena’s previous with its flashback episode,  “The Uncanny.” The present solid Tiffany Boone as a younger model of Kerry Washington’s character Mia, and followers can’t recover from her spot-on efficiency. 

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Who is Tiffany Boone and what else has she been in?

Tiffany Boone is an American actress who has been in plenty of standard TV and movie tasks over time. Early on in her profession, she appeared on episodes of Southland, Grey’s Anatomy, Suburgatory, and Perception. In 2013, she performed the supporting function of Savannah Snow within the movie, Beautiful Creatures

But Boone’s breakout function got here in 2014 when she joined the solid of the FOX drama, The Following as Mandy Lang for its second season. In 2018, she performed Jerrika for one season of the Showtime comedy, The Chi. And her most up-to-date notable function was as Roxy Jones within the Amazon Prime drama, Hunters, reverse Al Pacino. 

Tiffany Boone as a younger Kerry Washington on ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

In flashback scenes of Little Fires Everywhere, Boone performs a younger Mia Warren. The present-day Mia is portrayed by Kerry Washington, and Boone expertly channeled the actress to make it look plausible. 

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Boone revealed that Washington helped her develop the character. And she stated she studied the actress’ mannerisms and expressions to make certain she emulated them exactly. 

“I focused less on sounding like her, although she had certain rhythms I tried to stick to, but I feel like physically Kerry is such a specific actress and she’s doing really interesting things with Mia in particular,” Boone informed the outlet. “So for me to get into the character, I really went from the outside in. I tried to understand her by the physical choices she was making, watching every hand movement.”

Boone additionally revealed that after understanding and adopting Washington’s physicality with the function, she was capable of take it in her personal route. “When Kerry cries as Mia, she uses two fingers above her lip to stop her nose from running, and she tilts her head when she’s listening, or she’ll grit her teeth when she’s angry,” she stated.

“And I think those things really helped me to get into the character, but I didn’t want to feel shackled to that. Once I felt like it was in my body, I just let it happen and was able to be free and focus on what choices I felt like the character would be making.”

Fans can’t recover from Boone’s spot-on appearing in ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

Boone’s portrayal of a younger Mia was spot on, and followers couldn’t imagine how good her emulation of Washington was.

“This actress, Tiffany Boone, utterly took my soul away taking part in the youthful model of Kerry Washington’s character in Little Fires Everywhere,” one fan wrote on Twitter. “I’ve never in my life seen an actor embody every single component of another person the way Boone did. She literally became Kerry.”

“Can we just talk about how good Tiffany Boone did playing a younger version of Kerry Washington.. from the breaths to her speech to her mouth movements,” another fan tweeted.

“Some are also suggesting that Boone should get an award for her performance,” tweeted a fan. “Go forward and hand Tiffany Boone her Emmy nomination for her function in Little Fires Everywhere. Sis has all Kerry Washington’s mannerisms down! It was wild to observe.”

“Wait, Tiffany Boone as Kerry Washington as Mia Warren,” another fan wrote on Twitter. “Awards. Now.”

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