“I usually like to do a physical and a vocal warmup before I go in,” Curran says. “Helen is such a deep character, and I have to go to those dark places.”
The actress had to do quite a bit of research in preparation for this character. “Research really helped me to learn about the character and about this culture that I had no idea about,” she explains. “It just goes to show that I grew up in a bubble.”
“Most people save for their home and for retirement,” Simonetti says. “Right now, people are saving more for vacation.” She recalls a study stating that people will go into $1,100 of debt just to take a simple vacation.
“It takes you six months to recover from all the bills you accumulate while being on vacation,” she says.