Meet Actress and future Hollywood Mega Star with Ukrainian Roots.
MIHM – Hi Natalia! Congratulation of the profitable begin of your profession in Hollywood!
Thank you! Im so honored and grateful.
MIHM – Tell us about your expertise?
How was it? It was unbelievable! In December 2021, I starred in a movie about World War II, the place I performed the position of a nurse. My heroine Inessa is romantic and courageous. She can have enjoyable and flirt, however within the face of hazard she is able to give her life to avoid wasting others. The capturing happened in Bangkok, and it turned one of many happiest occasions in my life. Starting from a tremendous crew, ending with the adventures that we managed to expertise in Thailand. Magnificent areas, an thrilling motion script for this wonderful Cast – Casper Van Dien, Louis Mandylor, Jennifer Van Dien, Jeff Fahey. All this made the expertise of my first shootings in Bangkok very particular.
MIHM – We’ll discuss adventures later. And inform us about how your expertise of filming in Eastern Europe, Ukraine, and Russia differs from what you had within the American venture?
First of all, in all probability, the extent of group, crew cohesion, however crucial factor is punctuality. In Russia and Ukraine, it’s regular to be 10 minutes late for the location. But not in America! I bear in mind, on one of many first capturing days, the decision to the set was set at 6.15 am. I acquired up, acquired prepared, took a espresso, and slowly walked to the crew assembly place. What was my shock when at 6.22 the entire crew was in our minibus – producers, actors. Everyone was ready for me alone. It turned very uncomfortable for me, and after that I all the time arrived on time!
MIHM – We are trying ahead to the premiere of the movie! And what works are you pleased with exterior of the US?
I began my performing profession greater than 15 years in the past, simply assume! It all began with my ardour for literature and theater. My first roles on stage have been performances primarily based on the works of the Ukrainian author Nikolai Gogol. I adored the aesthetics, vitality, tradition, and in some ways this materials revealed me as an actress. I additionally performed the position of Maggie within the Cat on a Hot Tin roof by Tennessee Williams and Doris in The Vegetable by Francis Scott Fitzgerald. After graduating from the University of Cinematography, I performed in additional than 20 movies and TV sequence. I’m particularly pleased with my first ever main position within the TV sequence, which takes place in an Eastern Palace. A sheikh, a prince, and a easy man fought for the center of my heroine. The premiere of the sequence was an important success, with many reruns round Eastern and Western Europe.
MIHM – Tell us somewhat about your self, about your roots. what impressed you to pursue a profession within the leisure business?
My mother is Ukrainian/Polish, my dad is Russian. Since childhood, I’ve been surrounded by music, cinema and theater. My uncle is an Honored Artist of Ukraine, so inventive genes are in my blood. During the years of financial disaster within the late Nineties, my mom bought videotapes, and our house had its personal video recording Studio. I watched films endlessly whereas one tape was being recorded on one other. And, after all, being concerned in an thrilling world has grow to be my dream! And additionally, on the age of ten, I learn Jackie Collins’ e-book “American Movie Star” in secret from my mom. The world of Hollywood has captured consciousness!
MIHM – And you determined to take steps in the direction of your dream? It’s exhausting to think about what they have been like in a provincial city on one other continent?
The most tough factor for me was to confess what I actually need. I used to be a plump, very shy woman, and additionally suffered from a stutter. In junior excessive, I had virtually no mates. Nevertheless, when the trainer within the lesson requested: “Who do you want to become when you grow up, I plucked up the courage, stood up, and said: “An American movie star!”. The guys, after all, began laughing. But the trainer checked out me critically, and stated: “Then you need to do acting, and go to America. I believe in you. You will succeed.” These phrases of assist have grow to be for me some of the vital in my life. And regardless that the way in which right here was lengthy, and tough – I’m glad that my childhood desires are starting to return true!
MIHM – Wow, an thrilling story! Thank you for sharing it! Tell us about your future plans for this yr? What is crucial factor for you proper now?
Now I’m trying ahead to the premieres of two movies with my participation – the army, and the romantic comedy “Birthday boyfriend”. I’ve very roles in these, however the extra reverse the characters are, the extra fascinating it’s to find new sides in myself. I’m additionally making ready for brand new filming, and I plan to make a movie primarily based by myself writing. To start with, a brief movie.
MIHM – We want you good luck! And inform me, what makes your coronary heart beat sooner? Where do you discover inspiration?
My inspiration is individuals, work, journey, and love. It is essential for me to be amongst “my own” – those that really perceive, and with whom you may go on any, probably the most daring artistic journey. Inspiration will be present in something – in pleasure, and unhappiness, and in a love union, and in solitude. This is the state of the Creator, which is offered to us each minute if we’re open sufficient to simply accept life, belief it, see magnificence and magic in probably the most extraordinary issues.
MIHM – How cool! Let’s get again to the query of adventures? What did you bear in mind probably the most?
Adventures are in all probability probably the most fascinating a part of filming. Every day in Thailand introduced one thing new! I met a tremendous pal – Jennifer Van Dien, collectively with her, Casper and different crew members, we explored Chinatown, the floating market, probably the most magnificent palaces, and Buddhist temples. Dancing on a ship below the celebs. We had dinner on the highest restaurant within the metropolis. Every day we joked and laughed till we fell. And additionally, if I had the chance, I most popular using a bike to a automobile. Speed, wind within the face – and a heady feeling of freedom!
MIHM- thanks for an fascinating dialog! How can individuals attain you, do you’ve gotten social media, web site, and many others. Yes!
You can observe my Instagram @natalia.nikolaeva