The Haunting Of Bly Manor’s Victoria Pedretti discusses rise to fame and filming for You

The Haunting Of Bly Manor’s Victoria Pedretti discusses her rise to fame as Netflix’s break-out star and details how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect filming for season three of You

It has been two years since she was catapulted into the limelight thanks to the series, The Haunting Of Hill House, in 2018.

And Victoria Pedretti has revealed that she has since grown professionally as an actress and acquired a more in-depth understanding of her role in the second series of the horror anthology, The Haunting Of Bly Manor.

Speaking to 9Honey Celebrity, the in-demand actress, 25, also revealed she was excited to get back to work for the third season of Netflix‘s You – despite the COVID-19 pandemic still raging on. 

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD 

‘I know to work efficiently’: The Haunting of Bly Manor’s Victoria Pedretti reveals that she had grown professionally as an actress since she was catapulted to fame two years earlier 

Victoria, who is a graduate of the prestigious Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in the US, explained that she has learnt a lot about the acting industry by merely being on set.

‘I have more of a sense of what I need to even take care of myself in order to do the work. I know to work more efficiently and how to interact with lights, boom, camera.

‘I feel like the more you know about those things, the more you can work more intuitively and with more ease. So, I just hope I keep getting opportunities to get on set and do that.’

Victoria takes on the role of Dani Clayton in Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting Of Bly Manor, which is loosely based on the 1898 horror novella The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James.

'I work more intuitively': Victoria, who is a graduate of the prestigious Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in the US, explained that she has learnt a lot about the acting industry by merely being on set. Pictured on the Haunting Of Bly Manor

‘I work more intuitively’: Victoria, who is a graduate of the prestigious Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in the US, explained that she has learnt a lot about the acting industry by merely being on set. Pictured on the Haunting Of Bly Manor 

Plot: Victoria takes on the role of Dani Clayton in Mike Flanagan's The Haunting Of Bly Manor, which is loosely based on the 1898 horror novella The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James

Plot: Victoria takes on the role of Dani Clayton in Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting Of Bly Manor, which is loosely based on the 1898 horror novella The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James

Victoria’s character Dani is an American nanny looking after orphaned children Miles and Flora Wingrave (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth and Amelie Bea Smith) in 1989’s England.

Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires Dani (Pedretti) to care for his orphaned niece and nephew, following the death of their caretaker (Tahirah Sharif), who died on the grounds of their family manor in the town of Bly.

But all is not as it seems at the manor, as centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed in this chilling gothic romance.

With the supernatural horror also billed as a ‘love story’, Victoria addressed her working relationship with her romantic interest on the show, Amelia Eve.   

In-demand: With The Haunting Of Bly Manor currently terrifying audiences worldwide, Victoria's attention has turned to her filming commitments for season three of You, alongside her co-star, Penn Badgley

In-demand: With The Haunting Of Bly Manor currently terrifying audiences worldwide, Victoria’s attention has turned to her filming commitments for season three of You, alongside her co-star, Penn Badgley

The Philadelphia native dubbed Amelia a ‘great partner’ for helping bring their characters’ ‘sweetening’ romance to life in a manner that hasn’t always been represented in mainstream media.

With The Haunting Of Bly Manor currently terrifying audiences worldwide, Victoria’s attention has turned to her filming commitments for season three of You, alongside her co-star, Penn Badgley.

Speaking about return to set, the beauty explained: ‘I don’t know what it’s gonna be like [sic]. I haven’t heard anything about the conditions of shooting, given the pandemic is still happening’.

Victoria admitted that she hoped filming would not be affected too much, as she wanted to ‘have a lot of fun’ with her co-stars in between takes.

Work hard, play hard: Victoria admitted that she hoped filming would not be affected too much by the COVID pandemic, as she wanted to 'have a lot of fun' with her co-stars in between takes

Work hard, play hard: Victoria admitted that she hoped filming would not be affected too much by the COVID pandemic, as she wanted to ‘have a lot of fun’ with her co-stars in between takes

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