Month: June 2019

Diana for The New York Times

Diana for The New York Times

From Instagram to 5,000 Theaters: Diana Silvers on ‘Ma’ and ‘Booksmart’

The 21-year-old actress suddenly finds herself being noticed by women she had long admired. “Taylor Swift has seen my face. Cool! Sick!”

NY TIMES – Diana Silvers has been seen in just three movies in her short career, but she has quickly ascended from a bit part in the superhero thriller “Glass” earlier this year to major roles putting her on thousands of screens this weekend: she plays a high school love interest in the female-centric comedy “Booksmart,” and the main teenager menaced by Octavia Spencer’s psycho in the horror tale “Ma.”

The name Diana Silvers may suggest a golden age of Hollywood starlet, but she is as au courant as they come. Discovered as a model on Instagram, she’s beginning her film career in the #MeToo era. “I feel lucky to be entering the industry at this time because people are being held accountable,” the 21-year-old said over orange juice at a downtown Manhattan hotel recently. “I just feel safe. I’m not anxious about anything, except maybe saying something stupid in an interview. And so far, I’ve been extremely lucky.”
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