Alexis Ren Talks Film Debut In ‘The Enforcer’ With Antonio Banderas – Hollywood Life

From the TV to the massive display, Alexis Ren can actually do all of it. The multi-hyphenate is making ready to make her film debut in The Enforcer, which hits theaters September twenty third. In her main second, Alexis stars alongside Antonio BanderasKate Bosworth2 Chainz, and Zolee Griggs. “It’s like summer season camp!” the Dancing With The Stars alum gushed over her first expertise filming a film. “You’re employed over two months, and also you construct this big household, after which by the top of it, it’s this unhappy goodbye, however you created so many superb reminiscences.”

In The Enforcer, Alexis stars as Lexus, a love curiosity to avenue fighter “Stray,” performed by Mojean Aria. The Richard Hughes movie follows Banderas as a veteran mob strong-arm who turns towards his personal group to be able to rescue an endangered teen. The actress recalled constructing off-screen chemistry with Mojean, who helped her discover her footing because the “beginner” on set. “I believe it’s actually, actually necessary that whenever you go on to a set, you set your ego-shield down. I nonetheless keep in mind the primary time I ever did a TV present, I had a small co-star scene, I walked into the make-up trailer and took a deep breath, after which went to every of the actors and I simply mentioned, ‘I’m so honored to be working with you, I’m new to this area, and simply I’m so excited, thanks a lot for letting me be in your present.’ I made positive to try this on the movie, as nicely, and hearken to them and be taught from everybody,” Alexis defined.

Alexis Ren. (ALFONSO CATALANO/Shutterstock)

“Mojean actually sat with me to undergo rehearsals and train me and discuss to me about all of his experiences within the trade,” she continued, revealing her homeschool background helped put together her to belief that “the perfect lecturers and faculty is life itself.” “I prefer to throw myself in with the sharks and see what occurs. When you could have belief inside your self, you may screw up the primary time, however then you definately recover from the hump and will be like, ‘Okay, I received this.’”

Alexis went on to gush over the “help system” constructed on The Enforcer set, and admitted she hopes going ahead she “creates little households on each single set that [she’s] on.” “Each single individual issues. Each individual that was on that set, the make-up artists, the hair stylists, the assistants, these are the rocks of the movie and also you simply don’t see it as a result of all you see is the top outcomes, however I do know to by no means take these folks with no consideration,” she recalled. “They had been there for me once I was going by way of a extremely exhausting scene, they had been so sort and respectful, they knew what I wanted, they supported me.”

Alexis Ren. (Picture by Josh Stadlen)

The 25-year-old revealed her foray into the TV world on Dancing With The Stars season 27 helped encourage her budding appearing profession. “I’m from LA, I used to be round appearing 24/7 and virtually felt like I needed to flip away from it as a result of I wished to do one thing totally different than what everybody else was doing right here,” Alexis instructed HL. “Due to that, I wasn’t capable of see my ardour for storytelling and serving to the narrative of the world. We actually see our lives by way of films and tales, and being part of that’s actually necessary to me.”

Alexis presently has extra TV and movie tasks to come back, together with a restricted sequence thriller titled “Second Probabilities,” reverse Denise Richards, AnnaLynne McCord, Carolina Gaitàn, and Tiffany Hines. Keep tuned for that, and head to the theaters to see her make her film debut in The Enforcer, out Sept. 23.

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