Before being the star of “House of the Dragon” and the future DC Supergirl, Milly Alcock was already making waves in this series that you can watch on streaming.
At 23 years old, the young woman actress Australian Milly Alcock there was a lot to talk about as the younger version of the princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy) in the great success of HBO Max “House of the Dragon“. For her role, Alcock was recognized in Critics’ Choice television in the category of Best Supporting Actress in 2023.
Now, Alcock continues her path of success by being chosen by james gunn to take on the mantle of Kara Zor-El, Kal-El’s cousin, better known as Supergirl. To get the role, Alcock needed to dethrone names like Emilia Jones (“CODA“) or Meg Donnelly (“zombies“).
For those who only summarize Milly Alcock as her work in “House of the Dragon”couldn’t be further from the truth since in 2019, the actress He stood out as the star of a series launched in 2019 and which ran for two seasons.
At the time, just 18 years old, Alcock dropped out of school to dedicate himself entirely to representationa risky move that appears to have paid off.
In the Australian series “Upright”Lucky (Tim Minchin) is a failed musician who seems cursed by bad luck and seeks to transport an upright piano to his hometown, Perth, to visit his mother who is dying of cancer. After a car accident in which he finds Meg (Alcock) in a truck, she convinces him to take her with him on the trip. Without ever revealing to him that she is a fugitive.
At the Rotten Tomatoesthe dramedy created by comedian Chris Taylor has 80% approval from critics and 95% from the public.
O Decide argues that the main attraction of the series is the duo Minchin and Alcock who work very well on this “road trip”.
In turn, London Evening Standard says “Upright is a balancing act in itself, loose but structured, sad but funny, touching lightly on heavy subjects, naturally taking the form of road movie, moving with ease.”
For the Collider, Tim Minchin proves his talent but it’s Milly Alcock who steals the show, “She offers not only levity but also forces Lucky to deal with his own emotions. Meg forces him to mature and become a father figure and a guardian to her”, further highlighting his versatility “Alcock goes from being a sad girl mourning a great loss in her life to a threat with an goat in the blink of an eye.”
Both seasons of “Upright” are available on Filmin.
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And you, did you already know “Upright” with Milly Alcock? Are you a fan of the actress?