From her debut on The Haunting of Hill House to falling for a serial Killer on You, Victoria Pedretti is the new face of thriller and dark suspense cinema. Victoria Pedretti has the ability to charm the audience through her brilliant acting. She just dwells into her character in depth. The critics seem to love her performance in every series. Apart from TV series these days, Victoria Pedretti is appearing in films like Shirley.
Recently, the actor was dropped from the latest announcement movie “Lucky“. Nevertheless, Victoria Pedretti will continue to surprise viewers by playing complex characters in dark movies. Let us know some untold truth about the Love Quinn, Victoria Pedretti.
Victori Pedretti is a Philadelphian
Born in Philadelphia in 1995, Pedretti was always keen on singing and dancing. Drama gave her joy. She studied in the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. As told to V magazine, “I very much prepared myself for years with never having the opportunity to work in my field.” This feeling perhaps didn’t help. When some of her acting teachers suggested that she wasn’t cut out for acting and should try directing instead.
She got The Haunting of Hill Role When She was Broke
Victoria was struggling for years to land a perfect role. She was working hard and mentally prepared to land a good acting job. After moving to New York, she could not find any work. She was running out of money. Eventually, she got a call for Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting of Hill House.
In an interview with Collider’s “Ladies Night,”. Pedretti mentioned that although her role on “The Haunting of Hill House” didn’t lead to a sudden outpouring of acting opportunities. Showrunner Greg Berlanti decided to cast her on the second season of “You” after catching her on the limited series.
She had to Prepare and Study about Socialites in You
Pedretti is known to be a hard worker and she thoroughly researched bout her socialite character. She moved to Los Angeles and studied about socialites like Paris Hilton. Yacht and astrology are the words that she learned from her research. Since Love Quinn was from California, Victoria nailed her character very well.
She Loves Dark and Light Characters in the Scenes
Pedretti is a master of dark roles or dark comedies. But sometimes she finds it difficult to do scenes that involve violence. As told to Vanity Fair, Pedretti discussed how darker comedies “actually [reflect] the life we’re living in. We can laugh and cry from this place of feeling understood and not feeling alone,”. Adding that they reflect life more than sitcoms. It can be a space just for unattainable fantasy.
Victoria Loves Her Love Quinn Character
Victoria said in an interview that she loved her character wholeheartedly. Free-thinking, possessive, sexually empowered is what Love Quinn is. She has to empathize with Love and give justice to her character.
Pedretti Stands for Women and Fights for Women’s Rights
Well onscreen she is different but offscreen she is a lady who feels that women should have equal rights. In some interviews, she states that Pedretti notes that women are 50% of the population and yet remain an oppressed majority. Which “has only been possible by us working against each other.” Ultimately, she believes in sisterhood and that women need to support women to achieve equality.