In the new film Joyride, an excellent young Charlie Reid plays Mully, a boy on the run after taking the money his father stole and attempting to return it. While the father, played with desperation by Lochlann O’Mearáin, chases after him, one woman gets caught in between — Joy, played by Olivia Colman. Colman is the Oscar-winning actor who seems incapable of a misstep these days, from her work in the dark comedy The Favourite and The Father to last year’s The Lost Daughter and this year’s Empire of Light. She’s as well-known as she is well-awarded.
It’s “slightly terrifying” but “quite liberating” to take Olivia Colman’s approach to the movie, says her Joyride co-stars. Read More