Billie Eilish and her debut as an actress: the pop star will star in Swarm, the new drama TV series signed by Amazon Prime
The world famous pop star Billie Eilish will make her debut as an actress: the singer-songwriter born in 2001, known for having released planetary catchphrases such as Bad Guy, Lovely, When the party’s over, Everything I ever wanted, Ocean Eyes and many others, will star in a new one television series made by Amazon Prime Video. The new project, entitled Swarm (in Italian “Swarm”), is one dark comedy which mixes dramatic elements with the psychological thriller genre and was released on the note online streaming platform on March 17. The popular singer, winner of several awards including seven Grammy Awardsand Oscar it’s a Golden Globe (obtained in 2022 thanks to the song No Time To Dieawarded as best original song for the film of the same name) will interpret what will probably turn out to be the main antagonist of the show: Eva, the mysterious and powerful cult leader who hypnotizes people with the snap of her fingers. In a scene shared by ENewsin fact, Eilish is seen asking the protagonist “Have you ever hurt someone?” and smile satisfied following the affirmative answer of the latter.
Swarm: cast and plot of the new Amazon television series
The story is about Andrea “Dre” Greenea young woman who is obsessed with a pop star named Ni’Jah (whose fandom is precisely called Swarm, “the swarm”). This obsession with her takes a disturbing turn when she joins an obscure cult that idolizes the singer. The protagonist is played by Dominique Fishbackalready seen in the miniseries Show Me A Heroin the drama series The Deuce and in the movie Judas and the Black Messiah. In the cast are also present Damson Idris (Snowfall), Rory Culkin (brother of the more famous Macaulay), Kate Lyn Sheil (House of Cards), Chloe Bailey (actress and singer and sister of Halle Bailey, protagonist of the live action Disney The little Mermaid) e Paris Jackson (daughter of the late King of Pop Michael). Bailey plays Marissa “Ris” Jackson, Dre’s friend and roommate, while Paris stars as Hailey, a stripper whose stage name is Halsey. Apparently, the figure of the fictitious international pop star Ni’Jah (played by Nirine S. Brown) is instead inspired by Beyoncé: watching the series, in fact, it quickly catches the eye how the sect that idealizes Ni’Jah has several things in common with the Queen Bey fan base.
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