Rising star Leah McNamara chatted to Her.ie about touchdown the lead position on the collection of the summer season ‘Then You Run’.
Then You Run is about to develop into the TV collection everyone seems to be obsessive about this summer season. All of us fell head over heels in love with Regular Folks, could not cease speaking about Succession, and had been glued to each episode of Queen Charlotte, however depart the Mates re-watch on maintain for now as a result of that is one present you possibly can’t miss.
Then You Run, primarily based on the ebook You by Zoran Drvenkar, is tailored for the display screen by Ben Chanan. The collection follows a close-knit group of rebellious London youngsters on a getaway in Rotterdam – however after the estranged father of Tara (Leah McNamara) is found lifeless, they discover themselves on the run throughout Europe with three kilos of heroin and a number of lethal criminals snapping at their heels.
The gang is being hunted by Tara’s uncle Reagan (Richard Coyle) a infamous gangster haunted by his previous who will cease at nothing to trace down his lacking cache of medicine. Nevertheless, Reagan is not the one particular person they need to fear about – as a result of all of the whereas a terrifying and legendary serial killer recognized solely as ‘The Traveller’ attracts nearer on a collision course with all of them.
Talking about taking part in the lead position on the present, Leah McNamara advised Her.ie that she is extremely pleased with the undertaking. Leah’s character Tara is advanced and has suffered a variety of trauma, however that is what Leah loves a lot about her.
She stated: “What I liked about Tara is clearly she goes to so many alternative locations within the collection. I will not give any spoilers away however she actually goes on a little bit of a wild journey in herself.
“A number of the characters do not have a variety of textual content typically and it’s a must to inform the story along with your eyes. You get to essentially get contained in the particular person and take a look at the psychological component of her and there’s a large psychological component to Tara.
“She has had a variety of trauma occur to her in her life. I liked moving into her mentality and her thoughts. I am type of taking a look at that darkness of her and in addition attending to discover how she may be very balanced out within the script with the ladies and all the fellows.”
“She has had a variety of trauma occur to her in her life”
Leah stated the various forged is likely one of the finest elements of the present. “There are a variety of contrasting individuals in it. I like how no persona is identical. I really feel like there’s something for everyone.”
Her co-star Darren Cahill agreed and stated the distinctive forged is one factor that’s sure to attract audiences in. Talking about his personal character Darian, the Irish actor revealed he is among the finest characters he is performed.
“For me, I simply liked how not very prude he was. It’s so apparent that he would not belong on this world but he is making an attempt so exhausting to be part of this world. He’s so clearly moist behind the ears, however that does not cease him from making an attempt to impress everybody, particularly his dad and the people who he is near.”
Then You Run is a thriller stuffed with tense motion scenes and moments that can depart you sitting on the sting of your seat. Leah stated taking pictures the darker scenes was reassuring due to the skilled forged and crew. Leah shared: “I fireplace a gun at one level within the collection, however you recognize you are working with the perfect people who find themselves so certified and security all the time comes first.
“It’s so apparent that he would not belong on this world”
“You might be all the time in good palms in relation to coping with something like that. I do suppose that the present has stability so whereas it does have these extra violent moments I feel the administrators have weaved in these extra comedic moments and people darkish comedic moments and it strikes an excellent stability and all of it works very cohesively collectively.”
The Then You Run crew filmed the present throughout the pandemic so the present’s premiere has been a very long time coming for the stellar forged. Leah and Darren each agreed that it has been surreal lastly seeing the story they labored so exhausting on come to life on display screen. “I’m actually pleased with everybody concerned and I’m actually pleased with what all of us put collectively on that present. I genuinely actually just do really feel pleased with the entire thing,” Leah gushed.
All episodes of Then You Run are accessible from July 7 on Sky Max & NOW