Fulfill her dreams in the Big Apple
understand Bess’s struggles, too.
“I could definitely identify with rejection, fear of failure, for sure .... Feeling afraid that you’re not going to be able to reach as many people with what you feel like is in your heart.”
Then there’s Ethan
(portrayed by British star
Sean Teale); a young, aspiring filmmaker who’s had a really tough upbringing, but has “also remained very hopeful, very positive about the world”.
“He meets Bess, and gets blown away by her, as anyone would,” elaborates London-born Teale, who’s starred in shows such as Skins and The Gifted.
“His life, in some aspects, has just been coasting along; he’s been in a tricky caretaker role for a while with the people that he love. And Bess just sets his soul alight, in his mind.”
“Performing the music and learning it and making sure that it’s done in the best way that you possibly can. There was a lot of preparation and it’s very all-encompassing, so I really wanted to make sure I did it well,” says O’Grady.
Little Voice is on Apple TV+