Method acting is a procedure based on Stanislavskian practices in which performers seek to put themselves through the life experiences of their character. Actors that participate in the practice sometimes go to great lengths to immerse themselves in the role. Lily James is one of the actors who has worked with method acting, and she recently discussed the challenges she faced as a result.

Lily James has admitted that she spoke to her mother in Pamela Anderson’s voice while Method acting as the model. Pam & Tommy starred the British actor as the Baywatch star, Pamela. It’s a show about the notorious leak of Anderson and Tommy Lee’s (Sebastian Stan) sex tape.

James was nominated for an Emmy for her role as Anderson. However, in a new interview, she discussed the lengths she took to embody the model. “It was such a screwed-up process,” she told The Mirror.

You just have to be patient with yourself. The hours are so long and you feel really burnt out. Your nervous system is just like, shot to s***. I felt like a real wreck at the end of it.

James revealed that she wore Anderson’s blonde wig during filming “because I just felt that I needed to hold on to her a little bit.”

The difference from me to her was too extreme to go back and forth, so I had to stay in this middle no man’s land of Lily/Pamela most of the time. I would totally slip into her voice.

Even when I went out for dinner and was ordering with the waitress or talking to my mom on the phone, I would be American. I think I’ve lost lots of jobs ­because I keep speaking like Pamela in any audition.

While actors such as Jared Leto and Jeremy Strong are known for Method acting, many have argued that the idea is outdated and can have a negative impact on the surrounding cast and crew members. They just go through everything the character has gone through, which can be traumatizing in certain cases. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Thirsty.

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