Villanelle’s Quarantine Would Have Been Surprisingly Normal, According To ‘Killing Eve’ Star Jodie Comer

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jodie Comer, who plays Villanelle on

Killing Eve’s Villanelle isn’t recognized to remain in a single place for too lengthy. She’s everybody’s favourite murderer — when you’ve got multiple — and she or he’s performed by the gifted Jodie Comer. Throughout the three seasons, Villanelle has gone from a charismatic killer with hardly any morals to at least one with only a smidge of regret poking by. 

But what would occur if Villanelle lived within the time of COVID-19? While type of foolish, some collection are incorporating the pandemic into their plots transferring ahead, so it’s one thing that even fictional characters have had to consider. And Comer weighed in on how Villanelle would truthful in lockdown. 

Villanelle would hearken to COVID-19 lockdown tips, in keeping with Jodie Comer

Jodie Comer, who plays Villanelle on 'Killing Eve,' at New York Comic Con for 'Free Guy' panel on Oct. 03, 2019
Jodie Comer, who performs Villanelle on ‘Killing Eve,’ at New York Comic Con for ‘Free Guy’ panel on Oct. 03, 2019 | Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Twentieth Century Fox

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First off: don’t fear. It doesn’t look like Killing Eve has any plans to include the real-life COVID-19 pandemic into their Season four plot. However, due to the pandemic, capturing on the fourth season has been postponed till June 2021. This means a premiere date might come as early as late 2021 and even a while into 2022.

In a brand new Dec. 1 interview with InFashion, Comer mused about what her Russian murderer counterpart would do in quarantine. And it’s not that completely different than the traditional particular person’s routine. 

“Well, I imagine she would be in her apartment, in a complete mess,” Comer mentioned. “Deliveries everywhere, trying to fill some sort of void.”

But then Comer remembers Villanelle’s luxurious aspect. Because even throughout a worldwide disaster, Villanelle has her type. 

“Or she would have gotten out to an exotic place,” Comer continued. “But probably, just like everybody else, she’d be in the house, on the sofa, in pajamas, crumbs all over her, with reality TV on.”

Is it weirdly comforting that even on an island, Villanelle can be stress-eating whereas watching The Bachelorette? A tad. 

Comer has spent her personal quarantine at house in Liverpool with household

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As for Comer herself, she’s spent most of quarantine in Liverpool. She informed Press Association in May that she was truly capable of unwind and unpack for the primary time shortly, which she loved. 

“And, truly, to have a little bit of stillness, and be stationary, I’m truly actually sort of… I’m a bit embarrassed to say I’m sort of having fun with it,“ she mentioned, in keeping with Hello Magazine.

She shared that she additionally took up a little bit of baking at first too, noting that she tried sponge cake. 

She additionally informed GMA News Network in May that her principal focus was on her and her household’s well being. So although there could also be some stir-crazy moments, that was the massive factor to spotlight. 

“I feel like when things are out of your hands you just have to try and surrender to it,” Comer mentioned. “In all honesty my family are healthy and I feel as though I cannot complain. I’ve been told to stay in my house and spend time with my family who I see a lot less now so I’m finding a lot of sanity in just being here with them and not living out of a suitcase.”

Comer’s subsequent challenge, ‘Free Guy,’ is at the moment delayed

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This yr has precipitated a number of further stress for a lot of, and has pushed a number of releases and manufacturing plans again. Comer had a brand new challenge popping out in December, referred to as Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds, wherein he performed Guy, a background character in a videogame. Comer performed Milly a programmer of the sport in addition to Molotov Girl, an avi within the recreation. 

Unfortunately, it fell sufferer to an indefinite delay as nicely, in keeping with Variety. Places like ScreenRant speculate that they could go straight to Disney+, however solely time will inform. 

In the meantime, although, Comer had nice issues to say about her time working with Reynolds and shared that he gave her “invaluable” recommendation whereas capturing, which was her first movie.

“He said, ‘Don’t be scared to look stupid,’?” Comer informed InFashion. “Try that thing that you may think, ‘Oh, is this going to be too much?’ Because sometimes it will be, and it’s fine, and sometimes you’ll find a genius moment that will inspire others to do something differently.”

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