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‘Senior Year’s Joshua Colley: The Energy Was ‘Palpable’ Recreating Iconic Britney Spears Video

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Joshua Colley stars as scene-stealer Yaz in Netflix’s highly-anticipated new film Senior 12 months. Rebel Wilson stars as a lady named Stephanie who wakes up in 2022 after spending 20 years in a coma. She returns to highschool to complete out her senior yr, which is the place she meets Yaz and extra new buddies. At one level within the movie, Stephanie and her new buddies recreate Britney Spears’ legendary “(You Drive Me) Loopy” music video from 1999.

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Joshua Colley on the ‘Senior 12 months’ premiere. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

“It was our final day of filming. They saved that for the final day of filming,” Joshua informed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “It was like an enormous grand finale, and all of us walked in and noticed this set and noticed our costumes. It was unbelievable. The power in there was palpable. It was so cool. They did such a tremendous job. It’s so correct to the precise video. I used to be so stunned. I only in the near past noticed the film, and I actually couldn’t inform a distinction. It was a lot enjoyable, and the choreographers did a tremendous job actually capturing the power of Britney Spears.”

From the set to the costumes, the Senior 12 months solid took us again to 1999. “I believe Insurgent appears to be like a lot like Britney within the second,” Joshua admitted. “It’s actually superb, and it’s so fantastic to see her in one thing like that the place she’s actually having fun with herself. You may inform she’s having fun with herself in it, and all of us have been.” The actor hopes that Britney will likely be “very happy” with the film’s homage to her.

Earlier than Senior 12 months, Joshua had truly labored with Insurgent through the reside manufacturing of The Little Mermaid on the Hollywood Bowl. “After I discovered that I used to be going to get the prospect to work together with her once more on this undertaking, I used to be elated,” Joshua informed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “She actually lived as much as my expectations. She’s actually such a form individual. She’s so extremely humble. She’s so welcoming of all people getting their very own concepts, and she or he likes to let you will have your second. She actually units you up for achievement. I do assume she’s unbelievable on this position. It was simply so superb each day to see her portraying this character as a result of it simply felt so actual within the second. I believe that’s why the film got here out so good, for my part. All of it felt very actual. The chemistry, the reference to my buddies within the film, all of it got here out very organically and really naturally.”

Joshua’s character, Yaz, immediately befriends Stephanie when she returns to highschool. His quippy one-liners are a few of the film’s largest laughs. “Yaz is unquestionably a personality that comes so simply to me. I really like taking part in zany characters like that, who simply will get to have enjoyable one-liners and actually simply will get to spice issues up a little bit bit,” Joshua mentioned. “It was so superb, and so they have been so open to me. They have been so open with me about like improv-ing and including issues to the scenes, which I actually, actually appreciated. I believe it actually made the film that significantly better.”

At first, Stephanie may be very a lot a fish out of water in 2022 after rising up within the late ’90s and early 2000s. An enormous studying curve for Insurgent’s character as she tries to reclaim her recognition is social media, which was not a consider her every day life in 2002 as it’s for youngsters of at present.

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Insurgent Wilson with Joshua Colley, Avantika, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and extra. (Netflix)

“It’s an enormous a part of the world at present, and it wasn’t again then,” the 20-year-old famous. “It’s actually cool to see any individual from the 2000s actually throwing herself into it and actually simply attempting to get into it. That’s numerous what the film is about is her attempting to achieve this recognition and attempting to regain some title or standing, which is numerous what social media is — standing. In the long run, regardless that Stephanie would possibly get the issues that she thought she needed it seems that these actually aren’t the issues that matter to her. The core of the film is absolutely about friendship and prioritizing that. I believe it’s actually superb that that’s what it’s primarily about as a result of I’ve made a few of my finest buddies on this undertaking, particularly Avantika and Michael [Cimino]. I simply love them to loss of life.” Senior 12 months is now out there on Netflix.

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