However, on the screen, Vanessa has been famous for three years now. The turning point of her career was The Crown (2016) series, about the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy). Vanessa’s character is Princess Margaret – sister Elizabeth II. On the Guardian, she said tormenting the incarnation of a character with a lot of fame.
Why do women hang Margaret’s photos in the bedroom, wondering in what situations the princess will behave? In reality, Margaret is considered a British royal controversial figure, addicted to smoking, drinking alcohol and having sex with many men.
She is also perceived as difficult to approach, or to disregard others. Vanessa said how to play characters easily is to mimic her negative attitude. However, she wanted to go deeper and reveal Margaret’s personality before she became uncomfortable. “I want to find the pain under those expressions,” she said. Kirby’s performance was praised and helped her win the women’s drama series at BAFTA in 2018 (Britain’s most important film award).
Close action is an unexpected turn for Vanessa Kirby. During Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, Vanessa said there was no physical well-being, often to the end of school run tests, and no experience of acting before Mission: Impossile – Fallout. “My most powerful scene in The Crown is just stabbing a cigarette into a sandwich,” she told Rolling Stone.
However, Tom Cruise chose the female star to be impressed by his role in The Crown. The American actor also helped her improve her understanding of action movies. “I don’t understand anything about adventure until I see Tom on the set. You have to be an athlete and a dancer. The battle scene is like learning ballet,” she said.
In last year’s blockbuster, Kirby had a knife fight scene. In Hobbs & Shaw, her action sequences are significantly greater with running, jumping and melee displays. She practiced three hours a day, three days a week, for six weeks.