Evangeline Lilly vowed to by no means take her garments off once more for a job following what she describes as troubling experiences filming the long-running ABC drama “Misplaced.”
Showing this week on the “Misplaced Boys” podcast, Lilly, who finest identified for taking part in Kate Austen on the beloved collection from 2004 to 2010, stated she was lowered to tears after capturing an almost nude scene throughout an early season on the present.
“In Season 3, I’d had a foul expertise on set with being principally cornered into doing a scene partially bare, and I felt had no selection within the matter,” stated the 38-year-old. “And I used to be mortified and I used to be trembling and after I completed it, I used to be crying my eyes out and I needed to go on do a really formidable, very sturdy scene thereafter.”
Lilly recalled one other on-set incident, explaining, “In Season 4, one other scene got here up the place Kate was undressing, and I fought very onerous to have that scene be underneath my management, and I failed to manage it once more. And so I then stated, ‘That’s it. No extra. You’ll be able to write no matter you need — I received’t do it. I’ll by no means take my garments off on this present once more.’ And I didn’t.”
Since wrapping the present eight years in the past, the “Ant Man and the Wasp” star has since stated no to on-screen nudity.
“It’s not as a result of I believe there’s something improper with doing nudity. It’s as a result of I don’t belief that I can comfy and secure,” Lilly shared.
“I’m fortunate. I’m able — a really privileged place — the place I’m allowed to be choosy. I may be choosy.”
A rep for ABC didn’t instantly return our request for remark.