The film unravels through three different periods in Chiron's life (as a tween, teenager, and some years later as a young adult) and via three different actors (Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, and Trevante Rhodes) as Chiron struggles with his identity within a hypermasculine environment, and the heavy emotional consequences of living under such circumstances.Let’s talk about Naomie Harris’ character as the mother, Paula, because she’s said [in interviews] that it was difficult for her, at first, to not judge this character, because there’s so much weight put on playing a black mother. So she’s coming at it from a different space because ...it seems like she never really had that experience growing up.She did, she did, and she expressed her hesitation and her skepticism right away.British actress Naomie Harris was initially hesitant to take on the character, Paula, a berating, crack-addicted mother, in Barry Jenkins’ critically acclaimed feature film, "Moonlight." “That was partly because I didn’t want to portray anything other than a positive image of black women,” Harris said during a roundtable press stop in Atlanta. about addiction.” Harris, 40, is completely different from Paula; she doesn’t drink, smoke or even care to consume coffee.The co-star of "Skyfall," "Spectre," "Southpaw," "Miami Vice," "28 Days Later," "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and two films in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise conducted a tremendous amount of research to become her troubled character.
Knowing that, it should come as no surprise that the self-proclaimed "ass man" has been romantically linked to quite a few of Hollywood's brightest stars.Q’s private life stays a bit of a mystery however (perhaps to be explored in later films), the only allusion to it coming when Bond teases him about living alone with his cats. “I think he’s a very guarded man, I get the feeling he’s a pretty solitary human being.” The Bond universe is filled with solitary human beings, with Daniel Craig famously describing Bond as a “lonely misogynist” earlier this year, though both Harris and Whishaw think Craig/Mendes have negotiated the character away from this somewhat.I just mimicked it until it became second nature to me.” RELATED: Tarell Alvin Mc Craney: The Man Who Lived 'Moonlight' Harris, a graduate of Cambridge University, was only on set of the three-act, 110-minute feature three consecutive days to shoot all of her scenes.The focused daughter of television writer Lisselle Kayla didn’t get to rehearse.