‘Max Winslow and the House of Secrets’: Sydne Mikelle Tells Us About Her Latest Role

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sydne Mikelle, Sean Olson, Chad Michael Murray, Jade Chynoweth, Dale Gibson and Johnny Remo attend a screening of "Max Winslow And The House of Secrets"

Sydne Mikelle, star of Max Winslow and the House of Secrets, chatted with Showbiz Cheat Sheet about her newest venture. Here’s a peek inside our dialog.

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: For those that aren’t acquainted, may you inform our viewers what Max Winslow and the House of Secrets is about?

Sydne Mikelle, Sean Olson, Chad Michael Murray, Jade Chynoweth, Dale Gibson and Johnny Remo attend a screening of "Max Winslow And The House of Secrets" | Michael Tullberg/Getty Images
Sydne Mikelle, Sean Olson, Chad Michael Murray, Jade Chynoweth, Dale Gibson and Johnny Remo attend a screening of “Max Winslow And The House of Secrets” | Michael Tullberg/Getty Images

Sydne Mikelle: Max Winslow and the House of Secrets is a few group of 5 youngsters who’re chosen to remain in a single day in a technologically superior house. There they’ll compete in a sequence of video games for the chance to win that house, however because the video games progress it turns into much less and fewer of what they anticipated.

CS: What attracted you to the script for ‘Max Winslow and the House of Secrets’?

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SM: I used to be interested in the Max Winslow script as a result of it explored loads of completely different points that I feel not solely youngsters but additionally adults take care of. Even although each character has a really particular sense of self and specific set of pursuits, they’re all extremely relatable. It was tremendous simple to search out elements of myself that actually felt for the entire characters, and I used to be excited for the possibility to assist an viewers really feel the identical.

CS: What was your life like earlier than appearing? Could you inform our viewers slightly about your time as a aggressive determine skater?  

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SM: When I used to be in center college I used to be a aggressive determine skater, and spent each morning coaching beginning at about 4:30. I had “off campus P.E.,” so I’d present up a interval late to highschool after coaching, which was a lot enjoyable.

As a lot as I wish to check with it as an precise profession, it actually felt extra like doing one thing I like very intensely each day. When I needed to cease skating I had no concept what I used to be going to do. Then I spotted I beloved the performing a part of it so much so I began taking appearing courses, and I completely fell in love with appearing. I moved to Los Angeles the day after I turned 18.

CS: What recommendation would you give to somebody who’s attempting to interrupt into the appearing business?

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SM: Just keep in mind that rejection isn’t private, it’s not simple to get your foot within the door, and that the best way you do will undoubtedly be completely different than everybody else. Try your finest to not evaluate your self to others. Take loads of courses, work actually exhausting, and attempt to keep as targeted and constructive as you may. It’s not simple “breaking in” to the business, however in case you actually need it, it’s tremendous price it.

CS: Do you’ve gotten any upcoming initiatives you’d like to say?

SM: At the second, there’s nothing I can actually point out. Unfortunately, COVID-19 and the lockdown has actually affected the circulation of issues. My fingers are crossed that progress is made quickly, and that I’ll have some initiatives to share. Until then, I actually hope everybody enjoys Max Winslow and the House of Secrets!

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