Meet Actress and future Hollywood Mega Star with Ukrainian Roots.
MIHM – Hello Natalia! Congratulation of the profitable begin of your profession in Hollywood!
Thanks! I’m so honored and grateful.
MIHM – Inform us about your expertise?
How was it? It was implausible! In December 2021, I starred in a movie about World Battle II, the place I performed the function of a nurse. My heroine Inessa is romantic and courageous. She will be able to have enjoyable and flirt, however within the face of hazard she is able to give her life to avoid wasting others. The taking pictures befell in Bangkok, and it turned one of many happiest occasions in my life. Ranging from an incredible staff, ending with the adventures that we managed to expertise in Thailand. Magnificent areas, an thrilling motion script for this superb Solid – Casper Van Dien, Louis Mandylor, Jennifer Van Dien, Jeff Fahey. All this made the expertise of my first shootings in Bangkok very particular.
MIHM – We’ll discuss adventures later. And inform us about how your expertise of filming in Jap Europe, Ukraine, and Russia differs from what you had within the American challenge?
Initially, in all probability, the extent of group, staff cohesion, however a very powerful factor is punctuality. In Russia and Ukraine, it’s regular to be 10 minutes late for the positioning. However not in America! I bear in mind, on one of many first taking pictures days, the decision to the set was set at 6.15 am. I received up, received prepared, took a espresso, and slowly walked to the staff assembly place. What was my shock when at 6.22 the entire staff was in our minibus – producers, actors. Everybody was ready for me alone. It turned very uncomfortable for me, and after that I at all times arrived on time!
MIHM – We’re trying ahead to the premiere of the movie! And what works are you happy with outdoors of the US?
I began my performing profession greater than 15 years in the past, simply assume! It began with my ardour for literature and theater. My first roles on stage have been performances based mostly on the works of the Ukrainian author Nikolai Gogol. I adored the aesthetics, power, tradition, and in some ways this materials revealed me as an actress. I additionally performed the function of Maggie within the “Cat on a Scorching Tin roof” by Tennessee Williams and Doris in “The Vegetable” by Francis Scott Fitzgerald. After graduating from the College of Cinematography, I performed in additional than 20 movies and TV collection. I’m particularly happy with my first ever main function within the TV collection, which takes place in an Jap Palace. A sheikh, a prince, and a easy man fought for the center of my heroine. The premiere of the collection was an ideal success, with many reruns round Jap and Western Europe.
MIHM – Inform us slightly about your self, about your roots. what impressed you to pursue a profession within the leisure trade?
My mother is Ukrainian/Polish, my dad is Russian. Since childhood, I’ve been surrounded by music, cinema and theater. My uncle is an Honored Artist of Ukraine, so inventive genes are in my blood. In the course of the years of financial disaster within the late Nineties, my mom bought videotapes, and our house had its personal video recording Studio. I watched motion pictures endlessly whereas one tape was being recorded on one other. And, after all, being concerned in an thrilling world has change into my dream! And likewise, on the age of ten, I learn Jackie Collins’ guide “American Film Star” in secret from my mom. The world of Hollywood has captured consciousness!
MIHM – And also you determined to take steps in direction of your dream? It’s laborious to think about what they have been like in a provincial city on one other continent?
Essentially the most tough factor for me was to confess what I actually need. I used to be a plump, very shy woman, and likewise suffered from a stutter. In junior excessive, I had nearly no buddies. Nonetheless, when the instructor within the lesson requested: “Who do you need to change into while you develop up, I plucked up the braveness, stood up, and stated: “An American film star!”. The fellows, after all, began laughing. However the instructor checked out me severely, and stated: “Then it’s essential do performing, and go to America. I imagine in you. You’ll succeed.” These phrases of help have change into for me one of the vital vital in my life. And though the best way right here was lengthy, and tough – I’m glad that my childhood goals are starting to come back true!
MIHM – Wow, an thrilling story! Thanks for sharing it! Inform us about your future plans for this yr? What’s a very powerful factor for you proper now?
Now I’m trying ahead to the premieres of two movies with my participation – the army, and the romantic comedy “Birthday boyfriend”. I’ve very roles in these, however the extra reverse the characters are, the extra attention-grabbing it’s to find new sides in myself. I’m additionally making ready for brand new filming, and I plan to make a movie based mostly by myself writing. To start with, a brief movie.
MIHM – We want you good luck! And inform me, what makes your coronary heart beat sooner? The place do you discover inspiration?
My inspiration is folks, work, journey, and love. It is extremely vital for me to be amongst “my very own” – those that actually perceive, and with whom you may go on any, essentially the most daring inventive journey. Inspiration might be present in something – in pleasure, and unhappiness, and in a love union, and in solitude. That is the state of the Creator, which is offered to us each minute if we’re open sufficient to simply accept life, belief it, see magnificence and magic in essentially the most bizarre issues.
MIHM – How cool! Let’s get again to the query of adventures? What did you bear in mind essentially the most?
Adventures are in all probability essentially the most attention-grabbing a part of filming. On daily basis in Thailand introduced one thing new! I met an incredible good friend – Jennifer Van Dien, collectively along with her, Casper and different staff members, we explored Chinatown, the floating market, essentially the most magnificent palaces, and Buddhist temples. Dancing on a ship below the celebrities. We had dinner on the highest restaurant within the metropolis. On daily basis we joked and laughed till we fell. And likewise, if I had the chance, I most popular using a motorbike to a automotive. Velocity, wind within the face – and a heady feeling of freedom!
MIHM- thanks for an attention-grabbing dialog! How can folks attain you, do you’ve got social media, web site, and so on. Sure!
You possibly can comply with my Instagram @natalia.nikolaeva