Get ready to fall in love with ‘Julie and The Phantoms.’ HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with the celebrities of the brand new Netflix collection about taking part in ghosts, what to anticipate from their characters, and extra.
Julie and the Phantoms is the collection all of us need and wish presently. It has such a lot center and such a lot of songs you’ll be replaying again and again. The brand new Netflix display, shedding Sept. 10, follows top schooler Julie (Madison Reyes), who has misplaced her pastime for tune after her mother died. When she crosses paths with 3 dreamy musicians (who simply occur to be ghosts), Julie starts to search out her love for tune once more. HollywoodLife talked EXCLUSIVELY with the gifted boys of Sundown Curve — Charlie Gillespie (Luke), Owen Patrick Joyner (Alex), and Jeremy Shada (Reggie) — all about Julie and the Phantoms.
Simply because they’re ghosts, doesn’t imply those teenager phantoms don’t have their problems. “Even supposing he’s a ghost, I feel he offers with a large number of issues that a large number of teenagers handle this present day,” Owen instructed HollywoodLife. “I feel more youthful youngsters will be capable of resonate with them a little bit bit. I feel that thru his little romances and stuff, Alex grows as a human being and unearths a technique to lean on his buddies to assist pick out him up and get him thru his difficult instances.”
From the instant Charlie learn for the function of Luke, he was once hooked. “He’s this electrical guitarist, and I’ve at all times sought after an excuse to in point of fact get started jamming out at the electrical guitar,” Charlie mentioned. “Once I were given the script, the next day to come I used to be on the retailer renting an acoustic guitar so I may just get nearer to him. On account of that, I began doing those little open mics throughout Los Angeles. There are such a large amount of other little puts that you’ll cross to, and it in point of fact offered me to this open mic global, which is the place Luke would had been again within the 90s. To stay it quick, I favored how he rocked.”
Jeremy has been in need of to be part of a Kenny Ortega mission for a very long time. It’s at all times been a “dream” of his. “Nevertheless it’s additionally very uncommon that you simply get a task or get to audition for a task as a bass participant that in reality is a bass participant. Numerous roles are in most cases guitar gamers, so it’s cool that it was once particularly a bass participant who additionally sings,” he published. “Jeremy loves that Reggie is sort of a “golden retriever in human shape. He’s that cute goof. It’s a little bit little bit of my character in actual existence. I’ve about one million dad jokes. I’m very dorky. So I used to be in a position to mix comedy with bass taking part in and making a song. That is the very best function.”
Alex, Luke, and Reggie are all ghosts from 1995. Owen famous that Alex doesn’t handle being a ghost rather well in any respect. “He doesn’t understand how to wrap his head round it,” Owen mentioned. “The opposite guys are roughly like, hiya, we will be able to play tune. Let’s simply rock and roll. Let’s stay shifting thru, but it surely’s now not just right sufficient for Alex.” He teased that Alex is “at all times freaking out,” and it isn’t till he meets Willie (Booboo Stewart) that he will get much less stressed out about the entirety.
Jeremy says that Reggie “befriends Julie’s circle of relatives, even if it’s a one-sided friendship.” Julie is the one one that can discuss to the lads. Regardless of being a ghost, Jeremy notes that Reggie “makes the most efficient of an excessively bizarre scenario” and has “this sort of mild and like to him.”
As Alex, Luke, and Reggie group up with Julie to shape Julie and the Phantoms, Julie and Luke will develop nearer. “They get on well as just right buddies in the beginning, however their courting develops from in point of fact being just right buddies,” Charlie teased. “That’s all they’re in season 1, simply in point of fact just right buddies. That’s what I love about Julie and Luke as a result of they display other folks be buddies sooner than the rest occurs.”